Where Food, Drinks & Stories Are Shared

Richard "Dick" Dunn

August 14, 1942 - December 19, 2022
Plainwell, MI



Saturday, January 7, 2023
11:00 AM EST
Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes
Kalamazoo Location
6080 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-2900

A reception will follow in the Life Story Center where food, drinks, and stories will be shared.

Family encourages masks to be worn.

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Centrica Care Navigators
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American Heart Association of West Michigan
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
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Life Story / Obituary


Richard "Dick" Dunn, of Plainwell, age 80, died Monday, December 19, 2022, at his home. Dick was born August 14, 1942, in Kalamazoo, the son of Gerald and Marguerite (McCorey) Dunn. He retired from Consumers Energy after 37 years of service and owned and operated The Fly Inn Restaurant in Plainwell with his wife, Cathy, for 19 years. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, and by a son, Sean Dunn. Members of his family include his wife Cathy of 41 years; daughters: Stephanie (Bill) Burns, Carie Dunn, Carmel Sackett, and Samantha (Felix) Lin; brother, Jim (Connie) Dunn; daughter-in-law, Sandra Dunn; 8 grandchildren: Ben, Jason, Sam, Grace, Caitlin, Parker, Emma, and Max; 9 great-grandchildren; and many friends. Cremation will take place. A Celebration will be held Saturday, January 7, 2023 11AM at Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 (269) 375-2900 followed by a reception in the Life Story Center. A shout out to the loving and supportive staff at Bronson Commons. Also, for all the help and support from Centrica Hospice Care, couldn’t have done it without them. Visit Dick’s webpage at BetzlerLifeStory.com to archive favorite memories, photos and sign his guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association or Centrica Care Navigators.