Services for Rev. Dennis D. Munyon will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
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The Rev. Dennis Dean Munyon, 91, died April 16, 2014, at the home of a son in Roscoe, Ill.. He was born Oct. 7, 1922, at Grand River, the son of James and Ella Faye (Woods-Foland) Munyon. He attended schools at Grand River and graduated from Grand River High School in May 1940.
Dennis was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.
He married Marvel Louese Robison Sept. 13, 1942, at Cameron, Mo. They were married 68 years. She died in June 2011.
He attended the Open Bible Institute in Des Moines, three years and received a bachelor of divinity degree in June 1953. He pastored churches in Creston, Atlantic, and Audubon, all in Iowa. He also had a successful insurance and real estate business for many years.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Leslie Munyon, a sister, Bonnie Mae Schrodt, and a grandson, Roger Allen Munyon.
Survivors include a sister, Norma Faye Wolf, Creston; a brother-in-law, Earl Robison, Omaha, Neb.; two sons, Marv Munyon, Roscoe, Ill., and D. Al Munyon, Fairfield; a daughter, Marveta Davis, Valley Falls, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials should be made to the church of the donor's choice. Cards will reach the family at 12060 Bluestem Road, Roscoe, IL, 61073.
Merle Hay Funeral Home - Des Moines
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50310
Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from Apr. 25 to May 2, 2014