ORLEANS – Frederick Lowell Dunn, 91, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.
Born January 10, 1931, in Paoli, he was the son of William and Mary Eva (Newlin) Dunn. He married Mary Ruth Ingle December 31, 1953 and she preceded him in death January 10, 2000.
Fred was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a 1949 graduate of Paoli High School and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Fred worked as a carpenter and later retired from Ace Hardware. He enjoyed volunteering and helping children in the community and umpired softball in Paoli. Fred was a member of ABATE of Indiana.
Surviving are his children, Vicki Gerkin of Orleans, Michael “Mike” Louis (Donna) Dunn of Louisville, and Mark Lowell (Brenda) Dunn of Greensburg, Pennsylvania; siblings, Geneva Ruth Stone of Jeffersonville and Evelyn Marie Brosmer of French Lick; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
His parents; wife; grandchildren, Abbie Blackburn and Justin Blackburn; and siblings, James Lyle Dunn, Charles Dunn, Luther Dunn, Bill Dunn, Catherine Davis, Earl Dunn and Tommy Dunn preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27 in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Burial will be at Tunnelton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial Donations: ABATE of Indiana
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