Dennis Virgil Gunn

Dennis Virgil Gunn

Dennis Virgil Gunn

Cedar Rapids

Dennis Virgil Gunn, 82, of Cedar Rapids died unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 2, 202,2 at his home. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Teahen Funeral Home by Chaplain Brian Reeves. Burial: Cedar Memorial Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Teahen Funeral Home.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen of Cedar Rapids; son, Mark Gunn of Cedar Rapids; three daughters, Carla (Mark) Anderson of Melbourne, Fla., Donna (Craig) Bassett and Laura (Mike) Kinney, both of Cedar Rapids; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; niece, Kathy Dewitt of Kansas City, Mo.; cousins, Judy (Gene) Wicman of Robins and Gary Fisher of Cedar Rapids.

Dennis was preceded in death by his mother, Bernice; and his aunt and uncle, Bernadine and Gene Fisher.

Dennis was born on Dec. 2, 1939, the son of Bernice Bevins Preston in Benton County. He graduated from Van Horne High School in 1957. On June 16, 1962, he married Helen Schade in Cedar Rapids. Dennis was an electrician at FMC until his retirement in 2005.

Dennis enjoyed bowling, watching Western movies, playing golf, and watching the deer and turkey in his backyard. Most importantly, Dennis enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren and will be deeply missed.

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