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The obituary page for Timothy Allen Dunn
Timothy Allen Dunn
was born Feb. 4, 1958, in Sydney, Mont., to Dr. Lauren Allen (Doc) Dunn and Shirley Ester Seward. They moved to Ellendale, N.D.,shortly after Tim's 1st birthday when his father became Ellendale's veterinarian.
He graduated from Ellendale High School in 1976. He attended St. Paul Bible College 1976 and 1978 in St. Bonifacius, Minn.
In 1980, he began attending the University of North Dakota, where he met Patty L. Aipperspach. Tim married Patty, his best friend and the love of his life, on Aug. 15, 1981, in Wishek, N.D.
Tim worked at Sterling Carpet One for 13 years and its predecessor, Grand Forks Glass and Paint, for 20 years. Tim also did yearly inventory at all of the Home of Economy stores in North Dakota. Patty worked at Home of Economy full time in the business office from 1983 to 2021.
Tim had a dry wit and was loved by everyone who knew him. He loved to play cards and dominoes and to grill out. He will be greatly missed by all his friends and family.
He volunteered for the Awana program at Grace Baptist while his three sons - Allen, born in 1985; David, born in 1987; and Stephen, born in 1988 - were attending Awanas. David and his wife, Heather, have two sons, Trevor, 6; and Tyson, 4; they attend Awanas now. They also have a daughter, Brooke, 2.
Tim's children, grandchildren and wife were the joy and sunshine of his life.
He was preceeded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, three sons. three brothers and three sisters.
There will be a memorial of Tim's life at Grace Baptist Church in Grand Forks on Sat., April 9. The time will be announced soon.