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Harry Patrick Dunn

1931 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Harry Patrick Dunn

Locust Grove, VA

Born July 24, 1931 in Eagle Grove, IA, to Leo M. and Eloise B. Dunn. Died November 14, 2012, due to complications from Alzheimer's. He was a 1945 graduate of St. Augustin Catholic School, and a 1949 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Des Moines. He attended Iowa University before being accepted to the US Naval Academy and graduated with the Class of 1954, commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Air Force. He retired in 1977 with the Legion of Merit, and awards from both the USAF, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Evelyn Marie Dunn. He is survived by his children, Patrick, Michele (Pat), Michael (Mary), Chris (Alexandra), Tim, and Maureen(Ned); his grandchildren Katie, Kelly, Meghan, Colleen, Shannon, Michael, Patrick, Caroline and Sean; his brother Tim Dunn, and his sisters, Eileen Dunn Wolf, and Judy Dunn Peace; many nieces and nephews, and wonderful friends.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on November 17, at St. Veronica Catholic Church, Chantilly, VA. Burial at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors will be held at a later date. Updates and memorial donation information may be found at

Published in Des Moines Register from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25, 2012
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