Eugene Vernon Dunn, 91, of Granbury, TX formerly of La Porte City, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, in Granbury. He was born June 22, 1921, in Whitten, IA, the son of Charles A. and Roxy Vinton Dunn.
He married Ruth Lucille Davis, July 4, 1948, in Missouri. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He served on the U.S.S. Wasatch. Mr. Dunn retired as a plumber from El Camino College in Gardena, CA. He had lived in Granbury since 1997 and was a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth of Granbury; daughter, Judy (Leroy) Larson of Granbury; daughter-in-law, Sherryl Jacobsen of Evansdale; eight grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; sisters, Fannie Mae Lindquist of Sioux Falls, SD, Opal Brown of Eldora and a sister-in-law, June Dunn of Cedar Falls.
Preceding her in death were his parents, a son, Jerry Jacobsen; grandchild, Tina Peters; and a brother, Jay J. Dunn.
A memorial service will be held 10 AM on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at La Porte City Funeral Service with inurnment at a later date in the West View Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour before the service. Military rites will be conducted by the La Porte City American Legion U.S.S. San Diego Post #207 and the VFW Post #3983.
Memorials may be directed to the family.