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Gerald E. Dunnigan

Born: Thu., Feb. 28, 1946
Died: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018


2:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Wed., Feb. 07, 2018
Location: Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Columbus Grove

Funeral Service

7:30 PM Wed., Feb. 07, 2018
Location: Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Columbus Grove

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Gerald E. Dunnigan

     COLUMBUS GROVE – Gerald E. Dunnigan, 71, of Columbus Grove died 6:45 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born February 28, 1946 in Lima to the late Gerald and Thelma (Jones) Dunnigan.  On May 1, 1993 he married Deb Dickman, who survives in Columbus Grove.

   He is survived by 2 children:  Shannon (Guy) Liles of Rome, GA and Jered Dunnigan of Lookout Mountain, GA; a step-daughter:  Kimberly (Steve) Berger Young of Columbus Grove; and 3 grandchildren:  Vivian, Trenton and Grayson.

   Gerald is preceded in death by a sister:  Sharon (Tom) Rose and a brother:  Rick Dunnigan.

   Gerald was a Navy Veteran.  He retired from Lima Correctional Institution where he was a labor relations officer.  He was USS Rich Association Trustee, a member of the American Legion and the Lima Eagles.

   The funeral service for Gerald will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Columbus Grove.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  There will be military rites by the Columbus Grove American Legion and VFW following the service at the funeral home.  There will be a private burial at a later date.

   Memorial contributions may be made to Bless a Bulldog or the Columbus Grove Library.  Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfhatgrove.com.


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David & Louise Ray
   Posted Sun February 04, 2018
With a heavy heart at the loss a great friend and former shipmate we will miss you Jerry. Lots of prayers for the family.

Harry Russell
   Posted Mon February 05, 2018

TABLE BASKET was sent by Marilyn and Harry Russell.

With Deepest Sympathy Marilyn and Harry Russell

Joann A Hageman
   Posted Mon February 05, 2018
Deb and Family,

Please accept our sincere sympathy.
You are in our thoughts and prayers at
this difficult time.

Joann and Virg.

Becky Hauserman
   Posted Mon February 05, 2018
We are so sorry to hear this. We worked with him & Deb also for many years. He always had a great sense of humor. Becky Hauserman & Dan Casey.

Delto Orthouse
   Posted Wed February 28, 2018
Very sorry to hear this--Jerry was a great guy. "Fair winds and following Seas, shipmate "

Delton and Mary Orthouse

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