Edna Dunnam Obituary

Edna J. Dunnam
Edna J. Dunnam
Edna J. Dunnam

April 5, 2004
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Edna J. Dunnam, 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 5, 2004 at Wesley Acres. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 9 at Sunset Burial Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

Edna was born in St. Louis, lived in Barnhart, MO, most of her life and moved to Des Moines 13 years ago. She graduated from Cleveland High School and attended many of her class reunions. Edna was a Marine veteran of WWII and a member of the Women Marines Association, Wild Rose Chapter, where she served as historian. She was a homemaker and attended St. Lukes United Church of Christ in Missouri. She was also a member of the Mayflowers at Plymouth Congregational Church. Edna enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Antonia Garden Club.

She is survived by her son, Gerald W. (Kara) Dunnam of Barnhart, MO; daughter, Priscilla (John) Watkins of Des Moines; sister, LaVerne Huelet of Herculaneum, MO; grandchildren, Gerald Dunnam and Ellaine Watkins; and stepgrandchildren, Jeff and Tara Burgess.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, Plymouth Congregational Church or Hospice of Central Iowa.





Sunset Burial Cemetery
10180 Gravois Road
St. Louis, MO US
Friday, April 9, 2004
2:00 PM


Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA 50265-4725