Dustin Dean Altum 34, died Sunday May 9, 2021 at Newton Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born November 6, 1986 in Newton, Kansas to Wesley D. and Ellen M. (Schuman) Altum.
Dustin was employed in the security industry where he could use his electrical and wiring skills he was continually worked to improve and become more efficient.
He was known for his jokes and ability to make people laugh. He enjoyed relaxing with a good action movie or police and military shows. Paintball, poker, video games were also a pastime that was enjoyed. He was a proud Kansas City Chiefs fan and could be found cheering them to victories on Sunday afternoons.
Dustin’s greatest joy was being a father, son, brother and friend. He greatly looked forward to time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his son Alex Altum, Fiancé Jordan Perkins, step sons James Pease and Colby Dix, brother Robert Altum, sister Mandy Craig and his parents Wesley and Ellen Altum. He is also survived by nieces Katelyn Stahly-Zinn and Erin Zinn and his nephews Jett Altum, Jeffrey Craig, and Preston Craig. Many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins also survive.
A celebration of Dustin’s life will be Friday May 21, at the Volunteer Hall at the Harvey County East Lake with The Reverend Donna Voteau presiding.