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Eloine Dunn - February 14, 2010


Eloine Cleone (Hiatt) Dunn, 95, was born May 6, 1914 to Del and Olga (Nelson) Hiatt on a farm northeast of Harvard, Neb. She died Feb. 24, 2010 at Regent Park Nursing Home in Holyoke.

Eloine attended school in Harvard.

In 1936 she married John Chesney of California and they had a daughter, Sharon, Aug. 31, 1940. They lived and worked in California until Eloine and Sharon moved back to Lincoln, Neb., where she worked at the Stover Candy Company for 24 years.

On March 18, 1951 she married Robert Dunn of Lincoln. They were blessed with 32 years together.

In 2001 she moved from Lincoln to the Carriage House Assisted Living in Holyoke to be near her twin sister, Evelyn Keasling and other relatives. She later moved to the Regent Park facility.

Eloine is preceded in death by her parents, Del and Olga Hiatt; infant sister; sister, Faye Ham; brothers, Everett and Raymond Hiatt; daughter, Sharon Willis; and husband, Robert Dunn.

Eloine is survived by her grandchildren, Joy and Robert of California; great-grandson, Christopher of California; twin sister, Evelyn Keasling; sister-in-law, Dorothy Hiatt of Mitchell, Neb.; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Eloine was held Feb. 27 at Baucke Funeral Chapel in Holyoke with Pastor Jim Blake officiating. Her burial was March 1 at Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln. Baucke Funeral Home directed the service.