Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Rev. Donald Duane Dunn

The Rev. Donald D. Dunn was born in Union City, Indiana, on 6 October 1930, the son of Thomas Henry and Minnie (Fulks) Dunn. He received an AB degree from Goshen College in 1955 and a Master of Divinity from Wittenberg in 1960. He was ordained a deacon in 1960 and a priest in 1961. He married on 14 October 1952, Betty Lou Benson Harshman. From 1960 to 1962, he served as an assistant at All Saints Church in Cincinnati. He then became priest-in-charge of Gethsemane Mission in Sisseton, South Dakota, from 1962 to 1964. He was primarily an educator and moved to Indiana in 1964 to join the faculty of Ball State in Muncie, remaining there for two years. He was at that time bi-vocational, serving as rector of St. John's Church in Bristol from 1966 to 1971, as well as vicar of Holy Family in Angola from 1969 to 1970. He then moved to South Bend as an assistant at the Cathedral of St. James from 1971 to 1974. He received a call as rector of St. James in Albion, Michigan, serving there from 1974 to 1979. Then he moved west to become vicar of Trinity Church in Kingman, Arizona, from 1979 to 1982, the rector of St. Michael's in Coolidge, Arizona, from 1982 to 1986. He moved to Elko, Nevana, to become rector of St. Paul's in 1986 and died there on 8 March 2005.


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