Wandelohr R. “W.R.” Dunn, 82, of Bloomington passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. W.R. was born February 25, 1937 in Amarillo, Texas and was the son of the late Charles H. and Dorothy D. (Robinson) Dunn.
W.R. and his brother Pete opened Gallery of Homes – Dunn Real Estate which later became Coldwell Banker – Dunn Real Estate and he continued for 41 years in the Bloomington area. Before his start in real estate he sold hardware for 10 years in Gulfport, Mississippi. He was President of The Bloomington Board of Realtors in 1983, a graduate of Indiana University where he received a degree in Accounting; he was Realtor of the Year in 1988 and was the Chairman of Risk Reduction at the State Level for the Board of Realtors. Memberships included 40+ year member of the National Association of Realtors, First United Methodist Church, Bloomington Country Club, Elks, and Kiwanis. He was an avid Bridge Player (Ruby Life Master) and an avid golfer.
W.R. is survived by his wife, Anne (Breck) Dunn of Bloomington; son, Charles W. Dunn (Stephanie) of Bloomington; sister, Jane Martin (Don R.) of Boulder, CO; brother-in-law, Bill Breck of Greenwood. Also surviving are his nieces and nephews, Michael Breck, John Breck, Donnie Martin, Rob Martin, Deborah Dixon, and Barbara D. Burris.
W.R. was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles “Pete” Dunn, and an infant son.
Services for W.R. will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard 3000 E. Third St. Bloomington. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 4-6 pm at The Funeral Chapel and on Tuesday from 12:00 pm until service time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in W.R.’s memory to the National Kidney Foundation, 911 E 86th St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240 or the charity of your choice.