Wayne Alan Dunn, 83, Lyndon: Nov. 29, 1937 – April 17, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Wayne Alan Dunn, 83, Lyndon: Nov. 29, 1937 – April 17, 2021

LYNDON, Kan. – Wayne Alan Dunn, 83, of Lyndon, Kan., was injured in a car accident on April 6, 2021. While still in ICU at Stormont Vail, with family at his side, he succumbed to his injuries on April 17, 2021. Wayne was born Nov. 29, 1937, the son of Sam and Neva Marie (Gibson) Dunn.

Wayne graduated from Burlingame High School, Burlingame, Kan., in 1956, and lived most of his life there until he moved to Lyndon 10 years ago.

Wayne served in the United States Army from June 13, 1956, until he was honorably discharged June 8, 1959. He earned the rank of SP4, and was a construction machine operator. Wayne worked as a brick mason, custodian at Burlingame High School, and in maintenance at KNI, Topeka, Kan., until his retirement.

Wayne served as a Boy Scout leader, rural fire chief of Burlingame Fire Department, on the Burlingame City Council, and was a hunter safety instructor for many years. He was an avid outdoors man, and he taught many people how to hunt and fish.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his five brothers, Richard, Leonard, Paul, Sam, and Howard.

Survivors include the light of his life, his children, Laurie Dunn (Danny Decker) of Lyndon, Kathy Kokenge (Chris), Tecumseh, Kan., and Chad Dunn (Amanda), Shawnee, Kan.; four grandchildren, Michael, Brandon, Haley, and Amanda; four great grandchildren, Reagan, Keegan, Lunden, and Brecken; three bonus grandchildren; his bonus 11 great grandchildren; two brothers, Keith Dunn, Scranton, Kan., and Dwight Dunn, Homosassa, Fla.; and a sister, LaRita Neeley, Topeka.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Burlingame Cemetery, Burlingame. Following the graveside service, the family would like to invite all to the Schuyler Annex (which Wayne helped build). The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 23, at Feltner Funeral Home, Lyndon.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at www.feltnerfuneralhome.com.

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