James Patrick 'JP' Dunn

James Patrick ‘JP’ Dunn


WATERLOO — James Patrick Dunn, “JP,” 43, of Waterloo, formerly of Ottumwa, died Saturday, Oct. 19.

He was born Dec. 10, 1975, in Ottumwa, son of Gary and Dorothy Longdo Dunn.

JP graduated from Columbus High School, after graduation he accepted a job with Schott Construction.

Survived by: his parents; three sisters, Carrie (Sean) Schott, Christi (Jeff) Samuelson, all of Waterloo, and Teri Jo (Seth) Reel of La Porte City; a host of aunts, uncles, seven nephews and nieces.

Preceded in death by: his paternal grandparents, James W. and Helen Latham Dunn; his maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Loretta Quinn Longdo; and an aunt, an uncle and a cousin.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at St. Edward Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Public visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, where there will be 4 p.m. rosary and 7 p.m. vigil. Visitation also will be for an hour before services Wednesday at the church.

Memorials: may be directed to the Iowa Donor Network in JP’s honor.

Condolences can be left at www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.

JP was a huge sports fan, especially for the Celtics, Carolina, Cowboys and Cardinals. He was always brave and strong in his fight, never complaining, until he could no more, his body stopped. His corneas were his last gift to help others, always thinking of everyone else. That was JP.

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