The funeral service for Jeffrey Dunn of Wadena, will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wadena, with Pastor Nate Loer officiating. Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 2:00 until the time of service. Jeffrey passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Baxter, MN, at the age of 46.
Jeffrey was born on October 1, 1967 to Harvey and Nancy (Caudle) Dunn in Downey, CA. He attended high school in Staples, MN, and later found his livelihood as a truck driver for Midnight Express Trucking Company. On March 5, 1988, Jeff and Melissa Marie Plautz were married in Deer Creek. His time away from work found him enjoying fishing and hunting. Most of all he loved spending time with friends and family, especially his grandkids.
Jeff was preceded in death by his step-dad Ross Kilbury.
He is survived by his wife Melissa of Wadena; parents Harvey (Jean) Dunn of Avenel, NJ and Nancy Kilbury of Staples; sons Patrick (Brittany) Dunn and Brandon Dunn both of Wadena; grandchildren Carson, Zoie and Adison; brother Steve of Staples; and sister Stacy (Brian) Eckhoff of Edgemont, SD.
Honorary pallbearers will be all of his family and those who called him friend.
Serving as pallbearers will be Tim Plautz, Todd Plautz, Brent Plautz, Jason Plautz, Buck Foster, Brad Denny, Jeff Veronen and Steve Schiller.
Burial will be in Leaf River Cemetery in rural Wadena County.
Arrangements are with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes in Wadena. (www.SchullerFamilyFH.com)