|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1913|
|Death: ||May 28, 2006|
George William Dunne, age 93, husband of Claudia, nee Grimaldi; father of Mary Louise (Paul) Morrisseau, Murphy (Kris) Dunne and Eileen (George) Zell; grandfather of Kelly (Greg) Larson, Tracy Morrisseau, Suzy (Michael) Johnson, John Dunne Morrisseau and Veronica Dunne; great-grandfather of seven.
George was one of eight children of John and Ellen Dunne.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Agnes who died in 1980.
Visitation Wednesday, May 31, 2006, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60610 where funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2006. Entombment All Saints Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Name Cathedral. Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Directors. 312-944-5594.
George Dunne had a long distinguished career in public service. He began his political career before World War II. He started by working in the Kelly-Nash organization. He also worked for the Park District.
He served 42 months in the U.S. Army with nearly 2 years in the Korean War. He served in the General Assembly for 7 years. He served as committeeman of the 42nd Ward for over 43 years. He served on the Cook County Board for over 28 years and was its President for over 21 years. He was the County Democratic chairman for over 10 years. (1976-1982 and 1987-1990.
All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Created by: Breadlady45 from Chicago
Record added: May 31, 2006
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