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LLOYD ELMER DUNBAR

LLOYD ELMER DUNBAR

Posted: 21 Jan 2001 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 21 Jul 2001 2:40AM GMT
Surnames: DUNBAR, KEERAN, KENYON, MATHIS, WHITE
Haxtun-Fleming Herald, Haxtun, CO, 15 Nov 2000

Haxtun native Lloyd E. Dunbar, 83, Bonney Lake, Washington, succumbed to a heart attack on Saturday morning, November 11, 2000. Lloyd and his twin brother Boyd were born in Haxtun on January 31, 1917. He graduated from Haxtun High School in 1935.

He attended Colorado University, Fort Collins, where he lettered in track. Lloyd's education was interrupted for five years when he entered the Naval Air Force and served as a pilot and an instructor.

He returned to Haxtun and was engaged in farming with his brother for a brief time before he returned to CU where he completed his pharmacy degree.

He and his first wife, Dorothy Keeran, moved to Tacoma, Washington, where he was employed in a drug store. He later moved to Seattle, Washington, where he worked as an engineer for Boeing Aircraft until his retirement. Dorothy died in 1973. Lloyd married Marilyn (last name unknown) in 1984.

Survivors include his wife Marilyn Dunbar, Bonney Lake, Washington; daughters, Deannie and husband John Mathis, Grandview, Washington, Deborah and husband Steve Kenyon, Vashon Island, Washington, and Cynthia and husband Randy White, Seahurst, Washington; brother Boyd Dunbar and wife Lydia, Haxtun; and five grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were pending at press time.

Re: LLOYD ELMER DUNBAR

Posted: 4 Jul 2001 12:07AM GMT
Classification: Lookup
Surnames: Dunbar Gilruth
I am looking for relatives of Jean Dunbar born in Blairgowrie Peth Scotland. I do not know the year. What I do know is she was married to James Gilruth. (no year) They had Children James Gilruth 1854, John Dunbar Gilruth 1858, Jeanie Gilruth 1862 and my Grandfather Robert Gilruth 1864. All born in Scotland. My grandfather Robert Gilruth came to usa. Don't know the year or how he got here. I do know he married a Mary Byron from Pennsylvania, Lackawana county. (no date) I do know they homesteaded in Missoula, Montana. I have the land patent dated 1909. My mother is there daughter Helen Gilruth Gallagher born in 1900 she had a sister Jean and a Brother Robert Dunbar Gilruth all born there. My Grandfather was killed over squatters rights they say in 1908 but I think that date is wrong because I have the land patent dated 1911 when my grandmother had the deed turned over to her in 1911. Plus my mom always said she was 9 or 10 when he got killed. Don't know where he is buried and have no death record.


My grandfather's brother James Gilruth homesteaded in Colorado. Don't know if he was ever married but he died around 1935 there because he left my mom and siblings money when he died. There has never been any mention of the other siblings. I just found the birth records on LDS. All from same area in scotland and same parents listed.

I am haveing the hardest time finding any info on this family. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Sharon Gallagher Shaffer sharin5@excite.com
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