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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ralph D. Dunn 1922 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Ralph D. Dunn, 83, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Private family burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Dunn died Friday, March 31, 2006, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.He was born Aug. 28, 1922, in Marion, the son of Clyde W. and Fern S. Pollitt Dunn. He graduated from Marion High School in 1941 and attended Kansas University.Mr. Dunn served in the U.S. Army Special Forces during World War II and was stationed in Paris and Lynz, Austria. He was a milkman for Chamney Dairy for five years and worked for Decker-Coy Real Estate. He owned and operated Dunn Real Estate for 10 years and retired in 1979. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McDonald's Coffee Club and a 50-year member of American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14.He married Jean Campbell on Sept. 24, 1949, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Dana, Overland Park, and Dallas, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Lynn Dunn, Eugene, Ore.; three brothers, Bill, Valley Center, Max, Santa Cruz, N.M., and Don; a sister, Ruth Spinden, Wellington, Colo.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice or Trinity Lutheran Church, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.inhonorofmyfather.com">inhonorofmyfather.com</a>.