Ruth L. Dunn

May 5, 2017
Dunn, Ruth Lucille work


2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at La Porte City Funeral Home with


Family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home


Inurnment in the West View Cemetery


may be directed to the family


Ruth Lucille Dunn, 98, passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 in Granbury, TX.

She was born March 2, 1919 in Little Port, Iowa to Homer and Vina White Davis. She married Eugene Dunn on July 4, 1948 in MO. They were married for 65 years. He passed away in 2013. They lived in Iowa until 1953 and she worked at Rath Packing Co. They moved to Calif. where she was a cook at Hawthorne High School until 1979 when they retired to La Porte City, Iowa. They moved to Granbury, TX in 1998, they did a lot of traveling, took many fishing trips during their lifetime with friends and fished from her daughter, Judy’s dock for crappie. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, doing lunch /shopping and was a very good cook.

Survived by: her daughter, Judy Larson and husband, Leroy of Granbury; brother, Roger Davis of Encinitas, CA; daughter-in-law, Sherryl Jacobsen of Evansdale, IA; grandchildren, Tammi Delony (Owen McNett), Tara Leach (husband Robert), Nachelle Trepp (husband Brian), Bryan Larson (wife Cheri), Rick Larson, Angela Huntley, Jennifer Wroe and Jerry R. Jacobsen (Sabrina Martin); 14 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Fannie Mae Lindquist of Sioux Falls, SD; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by: her husband Eugene; son, Jerry Jacobsen of Evansdale, IA; granddaughter, Tina Peters of La Porte City, IA; brothers and sisters, Jerome Davis, Eileen Bartels, Junior Davis and Mary Melver; sisters-in-law, June Dunn of Cedar Falls, IA and Opal Brown of Eldora, IA; and brother-in-law, Jay Dunn of Cedar Falls, IA.

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