Victoria M. “Vicki” Dunn, 87, of Highland died on Monday, May 18, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.
Mrs. Dunn donated her body to St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. A memorial Mass will be held at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 in the chapel at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
She was born on Aug. 10, 1927 in St. Louis, Mo., to James and Catherine (Green) Vangelos. On June 7, 1947, she married Charles J. “Chuck” Dunn. He passed away on March 9, 1998.
Mrs. Dunn was reared in the Maplewood neighborhood in St. Louis and attended Soldan High School. Following her graduation, she had worked for Stix, Baer & Fuller in St. Louis, before and after her marriage.
She quit working to rear her two children. After they were grown, she worked for Highland Community Schools in food service. She worked for the food service until her retirement on Nov. 12, 1991.
She was an avid golfer, spending many hours on the course with her husband.
The Dunns had a backyard pool and many, many hours were spent at the pool.
In later years, she enjoyed going out to eat with friends and driving to Bobbies Frozen Custard.
In the summer of 2004, she moved to the Faith Countryside Homes Apartments, where she was always thankful for all of her friends. Many enjoyable hours were spent with friends during holidays and watching Dancing With the Stars on television.
She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland, the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 5694 in Highland, and she was a former member of the Highland Country Club.
Survivors include a brother, Allen J. (Mary) Vangelos of Laguna Niguel, Calif.; many nieces and nephews; and her best friends and caregivers, Janet Kleinman and Sharon Dillow, both of Highland.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Thomas M. Dunn, who died on Dec. 1, 2004; a daughter, Kathleen M. Dunn, who died on Sept. 15, 1981; and brothers, James Vangelos and George Vangelos.
Memorials may be made to Faith Countryside Homes.