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Michael Dean Britton

Monday, July 23, 2007

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Michael D. Britton
Michael Dean Britton, 17, of Peterson died on July 14, 2007 due to an accident. Services were held on July 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sioux Central High School in Sioux Rapids with Pastor Jeff Filkens officiating. Burial was at the Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Warner Funeral Home of Peterson was in charge of arrangements. Michael was born Dec. 7, 1989 in Spencer to Rick and Mary Ellen (Mills) Britton. He attended kindergarten at Johnson Elementary School in Spencer and then continued his schooling at Sioux Central in Sioux Rapids, Iowa.

He was a very outgoing young man who enjoyed being in several activities. He was involved in Baseball, lettered in Cross Country, lettered in Basketball which was his favorite sport, lettered in Band where he played the drums, Jazz Band, lettered in Choir and participated in coed Dance Attack and school plays. He played in the Top 64 Basketball Summer League and was the emcee at his school Prom this year. Outside of school activities, he was in 4-H, First Congregational Church Youth Group, Sioux Valley Appaloosa Club, Appaloosa Youth World Show and he placed 10th in the Nation in Youth Western Pleasure in 2006. He was also a great Hawkeye Fan.

He had accomplished many achievements at his young age. He is survived by his parents, Rick and Mary Britton of Peterson; his brother, Justin at home in Peterson; his sisters: Melissa Hesner & her husband, Kevin of Winthrop, and their children: Jacob & Ben, Terri Cuttell & her husband, Greg of Spencer, and their children: Tatum & Scott, and Rachel Nelson of Rapid City, S.D.; his grandparents: Clifford & Charlotte Britton of Polk City, and George & Emma Mills of Hartley; his aunts and uncles; other relatives and his many friends.