LeRoy A. Dunn, 78, of Midland, died at his residence on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, after a long struggle with complications from Parkinson's disease. The son of the late Edward and Georgina (Gagne) Dunn was born on May 12, 1935 in Midland, where he was raised and educated.
LeRoy served active duty with the U. S. Army
from 1958 to 1960. On April 23, 1960, he married the former Nancy Breedlove at St. Brigid's Catholic Church. He retired in 1992 from the U. S. Postal Service from a supervisory position after thirty six years of service.
LeRoy was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America, achieving the Order of the Arrow, and continued with scouting for many years. He was member of St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church, the Chippewa Nature Center, and enjoyed woodcarving where he was a member of the Midland Woodcarvers, Sanford Woodcarvers and the Woodcarvers Guild of Frankenmuth. LeRoy enjoyed gardening and sharing his harvest with many friends and neighbors.
LeRoy is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nancy Dunn; daughters, Lou Ann Moore and her friend Rex of California, Dorrine (Tom) Woods of Midland, and Rose (Ray) Stover of Midland. He will also be missed by his grandchildren, Jason De Bats, Keith and Megan Moore, Matthew, Bethany, Sean Woods, Taylor, Jalynn Bruske, Jessica and Samantha Stover; and great-grandchildren, Lily and Banner Woods and Silven De Bats.
He is also survived by his brother Ken (Clara) Compton; sister, Lenore (Dave) Spratke; and brother-in-law, Charles (Jill) Breedlove. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Cecil Breedlove; mother-in-law, Rosella Breedlove; and a sister, Kay Moffett.
Funeral service for Mr. Dunn will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, from the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home, with entombment in New Calvary Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Midland Area Veterans and U.S. Army Honors Team.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, from 4-8 p.m., and from 10 a.m. until time of service on Thursday. Memorials may be offered to the Mid Michigan Home Health Care (Hospice), Midland County Humane Society or to Seasons Senior Services. Personal messages of condolence to the family may be offered at www.wilson-miller.com