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Emily Dunn

LAKE THUNDERBIRD — Emily Kyung-Lee Dunn, 31, of Lake Thunderbird, Putnam, died at 8:03 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Lake Thunderbird.

She was born Dec. 1, 1981, in Seoul, South Korea, to Robert and Janette (Taylor) Dunn.

She was a 2000 graduate of Bradford High School and was attending Illinois Valley Community College. While in high school, she interned for Caterpillar in Mossville. She had also worked for State Farm in Bloomington in information tech and was an outside contractor working for Cisco in Panama City, Panama.

She was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Wyoming, Ill., and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at IVCC.

Surviving are her parents, Robert and Janette Dunn of Lake Thunderbird; her paternal grandmother, Verneil Dunn of Green Valley, Ariz.; two brothers, Jason (Cynthia) Dunn of Kansas City, Mo., and Joshua (Rayann) Dunn of Carlock; two nephews, Gavin and Regan Dunn; one niece, Jenna Laten Dunn; one uncle and two aunts; several cousins; and her dog, Teddy.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Stanley and Charlene Taylor; and her paternal grandfather, Ray Dunn.

Private graveside services will be held with the Rev. Barry Long officiating. Burial will be in the Osceola Grove Cemetery, rural Bradford.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Bradford.

Memorials may be directed to Henry Ambulance, Putnam County Ambulance and the Bradford Library.

Online condolences may be left at www.grant-johnsonfh.com.

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