517 E Washington St, Arma, KS 66712

JESSIE IRENE DUNN August 19, 1927 - February 2, 2023

Date of Funeral

February 10, 2023

Jessie Irene Eggen Dunn, 95, of Pittsburg, Kansas died at 11:29 A.M. February 2, 2023 at Via Christi Village at Pittsburg, Kansas.

Mrs. Dunn was born August 19, 1927 at rural Mulberry, Kansas the daughter of Collie and Ollie Carter Eggen to a loving family. She attended Titus Elementary School near Gross, Kansas. She graduated from Arcadia High School in the Class of 1945. She later attended Business Preparatory College in Wichita and worked as a medical stenographer at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita where she retired in1982. She married Hardy W. Dunn on March 30, 1947. A son Gregory Allen was born October 12, 1948. They lived in Pittsburg, Kansas until 1956, then moved to Wichita. She was a long time member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Wichita and was pianist for her Sunday School Class and Tuesday morning Bible Study. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and a friend to those who knew her and loved her. She was a gifted musician who could play the piano by ear. Survivors include a son, Gregory Dunn and his wife Sharon of Collinsville, Oklahoma and a sister, Mary Lee Payne of Arcadia, Kansas. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Hardy, a sister, Velma Jewell, and two brothers, Carter and Marlin Eggen.

Funeral services will be at 11 A.M. Friday, February 10, 2023 at the Bedene Funeral Home at Arma, Kansas with Pastor Randy Beeman officiating. Burial will be at the National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M. Friday prior to the funeral services at the Bedene Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, Kansas 66712.


Friday, February 10, 2023 from 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas

Funeral Service

Friday, February 10, 2023 at 11:00 A.M.
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas


National Cemetery
Fort Scott, Kansas


  1. REPLY
    Lisa Bailey says

    Condolences to the family. I have many fond memories from my childhood visiting and baking with Grandma Dunn.

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    Doris Bailey (baby sister,lol.) says

    I was so blessed and honored to know you and Hardy, you will missed. Greg & Sharon I am so sorry for your loss, I love and am praying for you and your family. She will be missed even tho I haven’t been able to visit her.

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    Randy Dunn says

    Aunt Jessie was a kind soul who always had a word of encouragement or a kind word. When we were kids, we always looked forward to when the relatives from Wichita came to visit. She is now back with her husband Hardy in heaven and I am sure that was a joyous reunion.

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