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Walter Dunning

Walter Dunning, whose boyhood and young manhood was spent in Mount Ayr and who moved forty years ago from this city to Denver, CO, passed away at his home in that city Monday night, November 10, of apoplexy. The following mention of his death is taken from the Rocky Mountain News.  Walter Dunning, 83 years old, a veteran of three years’ service in the Civil War, past commander of Lincoln Post, G.A.R., died suddenly of apoplexy in his home Monday night.  Dunning who was born in Michigan in  1841, served with Company G, 29th Iowa volunteers.  He had been a resident of Denver forty-three years.  In 1867 he married Jane E. Fellows,  who died in 1903.  He is survived by a son, Ernest Worth Dunning, and a daughter, Mrs. Richard Phillips.  He was the oldest and only surviving one of four brothers, all of whom were bankers in different cities in Iowa.  Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the late residence.  Interment will be Fairmont Cemetery.

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