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LCpl Wayne DeVere Dunn
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1926
Kansas, USA
Death: May 17, 1948

Son of Benjamin Robert Dunn & Mabel E. Zabell Dunn

Front Page of "The Holton Recorder" Thursday May 20, 1948

Riding on a borrowed motorcycle, Wayne Dunn, 20 years old
died from injuries received when he crashed into a motor car at Fifth and Ohio Monday night about 8:30 o'clock. He suffered severe head injuries and died shortly after being taken to the Holton hospital. Wayne was the son of Mrs. Mabel Dunn.
The accident occurred as Wayne was going west on Fifth street and collided with a car driven by Robert Walkins who was makin a north turn onto Ohio from the west.The motorcycle struck Watkins' right front fender. There was a broken front window ventilator where Dunn's head apparently
hit. The impact was not especially hard and little damage was done to either the car or cycle.
Watkins said he did not see the motorcycle until after it had collided with him. Wether or not the cycle had lights on was not known. The sheriff's office had no report on the accident.
Wayne was a veteran of the last war, having joined the Marines when he was 16 years old. He served for about three and a half years. He recently had been working for the Lindberg Insulating Company.
Besides his mother, Wayne leaves a brother, Robert Dunn of Alma, Okla.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock this Thursday at the Evangelical United Brethern church with the Rev. Thomas J. Miller officiating. Military services ath the graveside will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars post. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Robert Dunn (1892 - 1963)
  Mabel Zibell Dunn (1893 - 1962)
 
 Sibling:
  Benjamin Robert Dunn (1919 - ____)*
  Wayne DeVere Dunn (1926 - 1948)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holton Cemetery
Holton
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section H
 
Created by: Sutton Wayman
Record added: Jun 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27656470
LCpl Wayne DeVere Dunn
Added by: Thomas Mick
 
LCpl Wayne DeVere Dunn
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We are kindred spirits Uncle Wayne. We both served the Corps and love motorcycles. Live free or die.
- Matthew Dunn
 Added: Apr. 24, 2016
 
 
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