From the Royal Center Record, Royal Center, Indiana, Cass County February 17, 1956: "Final services for George Dilts, 86, who died Saturday night at his home northwest of town were held Tuesday afternoon at the Harrison funeral home, in charge of the Rev. V. R. Graham. Burial was made in I.O.O.F. cemetery, Star City. Born February 4, 1870, in Carroll County, he was the son of Lewis and Lavina Mikesell Dilts. His wife, the former Rebecca Ann Kahler, preceded him in death. Survivors are four sons: George, Philip Andrew, Clayton "Sammy" and Roland (Raleigh), all of route 2, Royal Center; 12 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.