The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 4, 2014

William "Dink" Dugan

GALENA, Kan. — William "Dink" Dugan, age 79, passed away at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Freeman West Hospital Joplin Mo., following an illness.

Mr Dugan was born Jan. 12, 1935, in Galena. His parents were Fred and Freda (Wiley) Dugan. He had lived all his civilian life in Galena. He graduated from Galena High School in 1952 and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he served for 20 years. He was a lifetime member of the Galena Elks Lodge. Among his interests were Fishing, dominoes and KU Jayhawks basketball.

Surviving are three brothers, Forest OReilly Dugan, Galena, Jerry Dugan (wife, Carla) Galena and Thomas C Dugan (companion, Lynn Sturgis), Grove, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, two brothers, Guy Wiley Dugan and Joseph H. Dugan preceded him in death.

The body was taken for cremation under the care of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, Kan. A Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena. Funeral rites will be conducted by the Galena Elks Lodge. Private burial will be Oak Hill Cemetery, Galena.

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