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Idaho State Journal, 07/31/04
MONTPELIER - Stanley DeMar Dunn, 91, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2004, in the Bear Lake
Manor Living Center in Montpelier, Idaho. He was born Sept. 4, 1912, in Bennington, Idaho,
to Crandall and Ida Jane Wright Dunn, the seventh of nine children. Schooling was received
throughout Bear Lake County, with high school graduation being from Georgetown High.
He married Rose Rebecca Painter on July 5, 1939, in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple.
Stan worked at the Anaconda Copper-Phosphate mine Conda during World War II, moving to
Georgetown in 1947, where he operated a dairy-hay farm and worked at the Central Farmers
Fertilizer Company Plant. He was actively involved with the Georgetown Irrigation District
through the development and installation of the gravity flow delivery system. Carpentry
was a talent, with farm buildings and rail fences he built on his farm retaining straight
Stan is survived by his wife, Rose, of 65 years, of Montpelier; two sons, Richard (Susan),
of Fruitland, Idaho, and Vance (Betty), of Mineral, Virginia; eight grandchildren, 12
great-grandchildren; and one brother, Stuart (Alice) Dunn of Provo, Utah. He was preceded
in death by his parents, five sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m., at the Montpelier Fourth Ward
Chapel, where friends may visit with family that morning from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.
Burial will be in the Montpelier Cemetery, with services under the direction of Matthews
Mortuary of Montpelier.