Obituary for Lester Dunneback Jr.
DUNNEBACK – Lester J. Dunneback Jr., age 71, of Grand Rapids, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 with his family at his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester Sr and Mary Dunneback. Lester is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Annabelle; his children, Anita DeLong, Connie Ledesma, and Brian Dunneback; grandchildren, Andrew, Cassandra, Justice and baby Joshua; siblings, Dick (Mary Ellen) Dunneback, Pete (Mary) Dunneback, Teresa (Carl) Miller, Betty (Tom) Klein, Ed (Kay) Dunneback, Bob Dunneback, Albert (Melanie) Dunneback, Ray (Becky) Dunneback; and several nieces and nephews. Les was a veteran of the United States Navy where he served for three years. His military service included recovering the astronauts and spacecraft of the Apollo mission on its return from space. Les enjoyed playing softball with the St. Anthony's Church League and coached Little League as well. He loved to travel, and especially camping and fishing trips. He was a fan of 'Gunsmoke' and 'M*A*S*H' television shows and also loved to read. His greatest love was his family and Les greatly enjoyed spending time with them. The family will receive family and friends at the Beuschel Funeral Home, 5018 Alpine Avenue, Comstock Park on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Rosary Service will be at 7:30 p.m., with Deacon Leo Ferguson. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 2510 Richmond St. Grand Rapids, with Rev. Father Mark C. Przybysz and Rev. Father Richard J. Host officiating and under auspice of the Kent County Honor Guard. Private interment will be in St. Joseph's Wright Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Parkinson's Association of West Michigan, 260 Jefferson SE, Suite 210, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503.