Burnham "Bernie" B. Dunn


unknown - November 24, 2011

Burnham "Bernie" B. Dunn, 88, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2011, at his home. He was born October 21, 1923, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Burnham B. and Mary J. Kaiser Dunn. On August 9, 1946, he was united in marriage to Elva C. Boschert, who preceded him in death. Bernie attended St. Peter's Elementary School, St. Peter's High School and Jefferson City Business College. He was employed by the Missouri Division of Veteran's Affairs until his retirement. Bernie was a World War II and Korean Conflict Veteran. He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, the VFW, the American Legion, the Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus. Bernie served as a volunteer at the Samaritan Center and coached Little League Baseball. Bernie is survived by three sons: Gerald P. Dunn, wife Mary, of Jefferson City, Ronald J. Dunn, wife Jane, of Columbia; and John A. Dunn, wife Myra, of Jefferson City; two daughters: Jean M. Vanderfeltz, husband Don, of California and Cheryl A. Schuster, husband Keith, of Camdenton; one brother: Richard J. Dunn, wife Betty, of Holts Summit; 18 grandchildren: Aaron Dunn and wife Carrie, Stephanie Schuelen and husband Wesley, Sarah Price and husband Patrick, Eric Dunn and wife Cheryl, April Griffin and husband Scott, Casey Dunn; Molly Prenger and husband Luke, Andrea Dohlman and husband Jesse, Luke Vanderfeltz and wife Lauren, Zeke Vanderfeltz, Adam Dunn, Abby Dunn, Alicia Dunn, Brian Schuster and wife Angie, Chelsea Schuster, Tyler Schuster, Jacob Schuster, Austin Schuster; and 17 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, November 27, 2011, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 28, 2011, at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Fr. Francis Doyle officiating. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Mausoleum with full military honors. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Samaritan Center or Helias Foundation. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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