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Richard Arthur Dunning

March 22, 1932 — February 9, 2023

Richard Arthur Dunning

Richard Arthur Dunning, Age 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by family February 9th, 2023.

He was born March 22, 1932 in Rochester, New York to Walter and Dorothea Dunning. After graduating in 1949 he enlisted in the United States Army where he served his country until 1952. On a boat heading to Korea his ship was diverted to Alaska where he fell in love with the land and was able to stay and homestead for years. He was one of two people who survived being on the docks during the Great Alaska earthquake March 1964.

He was a member of Shriners and a lifelong member of the Scottish Rite Freemason where he held a 32nd Degree title. In 1977 Rich put a small add in a paper published in several states looking for his Tabby-cat which he found in his forever love Ruby. They married in 1979 and made their way to Idaho. Enjoying retirement Rich and Ruby loved traveling RV’ing, boating and visiting with family and friends! He was baptized a Seventh day Adventist and made his church home in Hayden. Richard built houses for many years and enjoyed tinkering and relaxing. Richard is preceded in death by his Father Walter, Mother Dorothea, Brother Eddie, and Loving wife Ruby.

He leaves behind his children Debbie, Dwain (Cindy), Drew (Rosie), Allan (Jessica), His Grandchildren Alicia, Michael, Chrystle, Daniel, Victoria, Shelby, Blake, Brad, Ariel, Noah, Lorelei, Elianna, Lincoln, and eight Great Grandchildren. Along with three step children.

Visitation and Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at English Funeral Chapel, 1133 N 4th st, Coeur d’Alene. Visitation from 11AM-12PM, Funeral Service at Noon, with Burial to follow at Riverview Cemetery.

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Visitation

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Pacific time)

English Funeral Chapel and Crematory

1133 N. 4th St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Pacific time)

English Funeral Chapel and Crematory

1133 N. 4th St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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Reception

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

English Funeral Chapel and Crematory

1133 N. 4th St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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Burial

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

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