Rev. Robert Neil Dunn


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: Feb. 7, 2021 at age 93

Arrangements: A celebration of life service will be held at Christ UMC in Rochester once pandemic restrictions are lifted.

Appointment information: Rev. Dunn was ordained as a deacon in 1967 and as an elder in 1971. He served Minnesota churches in Kellogg, Weaver, Austin, Princeton, Spencer Brook, Zimmerman, and Rochester (Christ UMC), as well as churches in North Carolina. He retired in 1993.

Rev. Dunn is preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Mary Dunn; siblings, John and Lois; wife, JoAnn; and son, Curt. He is survived by his second wife, Joyce Sharp; children Bill (Carol) Dunn, Rob Dunn, Tim (Amy Liebman) Dunn, Karen (Phil) Hagwood, and Eileen (Mike) Williams; daughter-in-law, Debbie Dunn; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four step-children; and nine step-grandchildren.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Joyce Sharp, 827 Mayowood Rd. SW, #330, Rochester, MN 55902.

Memorials are preferred to Christ UMC in Rochester or Seasons Hospice.

An obituary is available on the website of the Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes and will be published in the Rochester Post Bulletin on Feb. 13. A longer obituary is available here.

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