alvin Leroy Uptain, age 64, of Brookfield, Missouri died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at his home. Calvin was born at Cortez, Colorado on July 19, 1948 to Wilford and Norma (Drinen) Uptain. He married Rhonda Jean Dinsmore on November 6, 1993 and she survives him.
Calvin was a Veteran of the United States Army. He was a carpenter, used to own the Bookstore of Brookfield, and was a Brookfield resident the past six years.
He is survived by his mother Norma Uptain, Cortez, CO; wife Rhonda Uptain of the home in Brookfield; son, Travis Uptain, Durango, CO; stepsons Richard Blythe, Brookfield and Justin Blythe, Durango, CO; daughter Valery Blood, Hesperus, CO; two brothers, Leonard Uptain, state of Maryland; and Kenneth Uptain, Blackfoot, ID; sister Linda Richie, Reliance, WY; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.
No funeral services are planned. Memorial may be made to Linn County Historical Society or Hospice Compassus and these may be left at or mailed to Delaney Funeral Home, 1720 N. Missouri Ave., Marceline, MO 64658.