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Roger Dunn

July 13, 1944 — August 25, 2016

Roger Dunn

Obituary for Roger W. Dunn

Roger W. Dunn, 72, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016, at Atlantic Specialty Care.

Roger Wallace Dunn was born on July 13, 1944, in Akron, Ohio, the son of Jim and Betty Jean (Galvin) Dunn. Following graduation from high school he entered the United States Army, and served three tours in Vietnam. After the military he ran his own trucking business, and delivered various goods coast to coast.

He was united to marriage to Marcia on August 15, 1980, in Las Vegas. To this union he brought his daughter, Teresa, and Marcia her daughter, Melissa and son, Mark. His heart was for his family, so a short time after their marriage in 1982, he adopted Marcia's children making them a family, not step family.

Roger was an avid fisherman, and looked forward to throwing a line in the water with grandchildren at his side. The family had numerous dogs over the years, and he was the animal lover that usually brought them home. Roger and Marcia enjoyed trips to see the kids which led them many different directions across the United States. A favorite pastime at home was being in the kitchen cooking a delicious meal, with Italian being his specialty.

Roger is survived by his daughters, Teresa (Travis) Burnison and Melissa (Tracy) Yourdon; son, Mark (Bonnie) Dunn; and grandchildren, Jakob Morris, Darien Burnison, Brayden Burnison, Travis Burnison, Jr., and Rebecca Dunn.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marcia on October 14, 2010.

A Celebration of Life visitation, with the family present, will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 4th at Roland Funeral Home.

Roland Funeral Service is caring for Roger's family and his arrangements. Condolences may be left at


Roger w. Dunn

July 13, 1944
Akron, Ohio

August 25, 2016
Atlantic, Iowa
At the age of
72 Years, 1 Month & 12 Days

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 4, 2016
Roland Funeral Home
Atlantic, Iowa

“Wind Beneath My Wings” recorded by Bette Midler
“On The Road Again” recorded by Willie Nelson
“Love Me Tender” recorded by Elvis Presley
“He Didn’t Have To Be” recorded by Brad Paisley

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