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Alan Craig Dunn

August 31, 1948 ~ March 1, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Alan Dunn Obituary

Alan “Al” Craig Dunn, age 75 years, of West Bend was called home to be with the Lord on March 1, 2024 at Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Alan was born on August 31, 1948 in Milwaukee to Lee and Sylvia Dunn (Malak).  He was united in marriage to Michelle Marks on September 18, 1971 in Milwaukee.

Alan graduated from Milwaukee Tech High School in 1966.  He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree at UW-Milwaukee.  Al proudly served in the United States Air Force.  Al worked for the Milwaukee Sentinel as a newspaper reporter, and later for Conley’s West Bend Daily News.   He was a musician at heart and played the drums.  Al also enjoyed football, golf, cooking, fishing, and hunting.  Most of all, Al was a happy person and loved spending time with his family.  He was known for his recognizable and contagious laugh.  Al made friends wherever he went.

Those Al leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife of 52 years, Michelle; three children, Tristan Dunn, Padrick (Angela) Dunn, and Erin Dunn; two grandchildren, Finnola and Nevie Dunn; sister, Susan Kalan, sister-in-law, Mary Marks; and brother-in-law, Michael Marks.  He is further survived by longtime friends, Tom “Jeff” Ratajczyk and Chuck Halwas, as well as, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Al was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Sylvia Dunn; niece, Shelby Therriault; and brother-in-law, David Marks, Jr.

VISITATION:  Al’s family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, March 8, 2024 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service – 1315 W Washington St. – West Bend, WI  53095.

SERVICE:  A Memorial Service in remembrance of Alan will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.  Private interment will take place at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery in Union Grove. 

Memorials in Alan’s name can be directed to Disabled American Veterans.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at Froedtert West Bend and Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospitals for their care and compassion.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Alan’s arrangements.  For additional information or to leave an online condolence on the tribute wall, please visit www.myrhum-patten.com.

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Visitation
Friday
March 8, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend
1315 W. Washington Street
West Bend, WI 53095

Memorial Service
Friday
March 8, 2024

5:00 PM
Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend
1315 W. Washington Street
West Bend, WI 53095

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