EDWARD JAMES "JIM" DULIN JR. Cedar Rapids Edward James "Jim" Dulin Jr., 65, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at his home in East Peoria, Ill. He was born to Edward James and Mary Alyce (Ashmead) Dulin on July 28, 1955, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He married Karen K. Gibbs on Aug. 7, 1976. Jim is survived by his wife, Karen of East Peoria; sons, Kevin M. Dulin and Joseph P. Dulin, both of Peoria; sisters, Brenda Kelly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Linda (Stan) Chittick of Williamsburg, Iowa; mother-in-law, Helen M. Gibbs of Pekin; brother-in-law, Doug (Claudia) Gibbs of Lincoln, Neb.; and nieces and nephews. He was a 1973 graduate of Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After earning his bachelor's degree from William Penn College, he went on to earn his master's degree from Pittsburg State University. He worked as a teacher at East Peoria High School for over 30 years, retiring in 2010. Cremation rites have been accorded and a private service will be held Friday, Jan. 8. Memorials may be made to his family. Gary Deiters Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be left at www.GaryDeitersFH.com
Published by The Gazette on Jan. 5, 2021.