|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1915|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2008|
Nelson L. Dunlap, age 93, of Deckerville, died Tuesday December 23, 2008 in Autumnwood of Deckerville.
He was born August 20, 1915 in Palms, the son of the late Andrew and Wilhelmina (Lietke) Dunlap.
He married Miss. Evelyn Baumeister on April 15, 1944 in Deckerville, after 62 years of marriage she preceded him in death on April 18, 2006
Nelson was a member of the VFW and American Legion, Gideon's International, a past Boy Scout Explorer Leader, and was active in 4H and a long time member of the 1st Baptist Church.
He was employed by Eaton Mfg, before entering the US Army, which he served from 1941 to 1945, in North Africa, Italy, and Sicily, earning a Silver Star.
After WWII he worked for the Kroger Grocery Stores. He then learned the carpenter trade from Lee Vincent, and later started Dunlap Builders, where he was a noted home builder and cabinet maker.
He is survived by one son Richard (Karen) Dunlap of Deckerville, two daughters, Gaye (Steve) Bauer of Faribault, MN., and Karen (Joe) Allen of Sandusky, ten grandchildren, and five great grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews. Also, three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Marion (Stanley) Dunlap, Mrs. Florence (Floyd) Baumeister, and Mrs. Carol (Don) Baumeister.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy, five brothers and three sisters
Nelson L. Dunlap's "Legacy of Life" service will be 11:00 AM., Saturday in the Apsey Funeral Home. Rev. Paul Castle of Countryside Free Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Downing Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8:00 PM., Friday, and from 10:00 AM., Saturday until the time of service.
Memorials may be given to Autumnwood of Deckerville, Snay Cemetery Association, or United Hospice.
His was a life well lived.
Andrew Dunlap (1866 - 1940)
Wilhelmina Liedtke Dunlap (1875 - 1915)
Evelyn Juanita Baumeister Dunlap (1922 - 2006)*
Kathy E. Dunlap (1950 - 1950)*
George William Dunlap (1898 - 1927)*
Mary Ellen Dunlap (1900 - 1921)*
Ella Louise Dunlap Wismer (1904 - 1970)*
Walter Andrew Dunlap (1906 - 1920)*
Harvey August Dunlap (1911 - 1997)*
Stanley Elmer Dunlap (1913 - 1989)*
Nelson Laverne Dunlap (1915 - 2008)
Plot: Section 2 Lot 79 Gr 8
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Record added: Jan 06, 2009
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