Chesterton Tribune

Bernice 'Bee' Dunn dies

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Bernice “Bee” M. Dunn of Chesterton passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2010 at her home. She was 98.

Born June 9, 1912 in Chicago, she was the daughter of Christian and Minerva (Kottnke) Von Der Heidt, who preceded her in death.

Bee is survived by her son, Guy Herman (wife Adelaide) of Beverly Shores; daughters Carole Chelz and Penny Stun, both of Manhattan, Kan.; and grandchildren Noah, Jonas and Chloe.

She was preceded in death by her brother George Von Der Heidt and sister Ann LaPointe.

There will be no services. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage. Arrangements are being handled by the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Memorials may be made to the Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington DC 20090-6231.


Posted 9/8/2010