BETTY JANE (PHILLIPS) LUNN

Betty Jane (Phillips) Lunn, age 96 of Rockwall, TX, passed away August 17, 2014. She was born October 29, 1917 in Webster County, IA. Betty graduated from Harcourt High School and the Secretarial/Business School in Ft. Dodge, IA. She married Sam P. Lunn on November 6, 1941 and they were married for 59 years until his death. Betty and Sam moved to Detroit, MI, where Sam was stationed at the Naval Training Center, transferring to New York prior to Sam’s deployment to the Philippines. Betty moved back to her home in Ft. Dodge a few months later where she and Sam made their home. She worked at Felco/Land ‘O Lakes, retiring in 1979.

Betty enjoyed playing golf and she and Sam played in a league at the American Legion Golf Club in Ft. Dodge for many years. She learned to play bridge after retirement and had a group of friends she played with weekly. Betty had a quick sense of humor and was always up for an adventure. She and Sam were lifelong members of First United Methodist Church of Ft. Dodge. Betty was a loving and compassionate wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Her extraordinary ability to listen and help was a comfort to all who knew her.

She is survived by her son: Rick Lunn and his wife Marti; grandchildren: Scott Lunn and his wife Tina, Chad Lunn and his wife Jana, Sam Lunn, Kate Lunn and Angela Cauble and her husband Jacob; great grandchildren: Austin Lunn, Kenzie Lunn, Zach Lunn, Noah Lunn, Cody Cauble, Emmie Lunn, Kaley Porter, Alex Lunn, Maddie Cauble and Shelbie Lunn; several nieces and nephews and many friends.

Please contact the family for information regarding a future memorial service.