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Rites held for Ernest Dunn



Ernest “Gene” Eugene Dunn, 80, died August 20 at his home in Republic, Ohio.

Born in Whitesburg to the late Lawrence and Susie Morgan Dunn, he was a brother of the late Andrew Clayton Dunn, Herman A. Dunn, Evelyn Dunn, and Frances J. Dunn Sherman.

He was a veteran the U.S. Air Force, and served in the South Pacific at Enewetak.

Mr. Dunn was graduated from Tiffin University, was a member of the Wade Benfer American Legion Post #404 Republic, and was a Disabled American Veteran. He was retired from Allied Signal Autolite Division as vice president of Manufacturing.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Jacqueline Howard Dunn; three sons, Thomas E. Dunn and wife Renee of Dayton, Oh., and David M. Dunn and wife Robin, and Stephen C. Dunn and wife Donna, all of Republic, Oh.; and a daughter, Deborah Michelle Dunn of Lexington.

Funeral services were held August 23, in Bloomville, Ohio. Military graveside services were held at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, in Tiffin, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care of Tiffin, Ohio, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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