David R. Dulle, age 85, of Jefferson City, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City surrounded by his loving family.
David was born on August 23, 1937, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Louis and Grace (Horn) Dulle.
David was a 1955 graduate of St. Peters High School in Jefferson City. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from May 31, 1955, until he was honorably discharged on June 9, 1964. He served on the USS Ranger.
On May 19, 1962, he was united in marriage to Jeanine Thompson at St. George Catholic Church in Linn. Jeanine survives at their residence.
David was employed with the United States Postal Service in Jefferson City for 28 years retiring in 1993. He then went to work for Jefferson City Federal Employees Credit Union for 28 years retiring again in December of 2021.
David was a member of Stanislaus Catholic Church in Wardsville, Wardsville Knights of Columbus, American Legion in Jefferson City, the American Postal Workers Union and he was a former member of the Linn V.F.W.
In addition to his wife of 61 years, he is survived by his three daughters, Kelley Dawley and her husband Scott of Linn, Kerrey Renkemeyer and her husband David of Linn and Kimmey Lee and her husband Steve of Russellville; seven grandchildren, Aleshia Entz and her husband Justin, Megan Antoninka and her husband Mark, Nicholas Dawley, Erica Renkemeyer, Jacob Dawley and his wife Candy, Austin Gardner and his wife Justice and Danica Nordberg and her husband Kris; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Richard Dulle and his wife Berta of Chesterfield; one sister, Beth Anthony and her husband Phil of Overland Park, Kansas, along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Don Dulle.
A Celebration of Life Service and Inurnment with Full Military Honors will be held at Knoerr Family Cemetery near Linn at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the St. Jude Children Research Hospital or Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)