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Francis C. “Bud” Dashner, Jr.

Francis Clair “Bud” Dashner, Jr. 93 of Glenwood, Iowa formerly of Pacific Junction, Iowa passed away July 26, 2020 in Glenwood. He was born on February 25, 1927 in Glenwood, Iowa to Francis Clair, Sr. and Eathel Loleta (Cloyd) Dashner.

Francis faithfully served his country in the Army during WWII. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Joan Fickel on August 1, 1948 in Glenwood, Iowa. To this union three sons were born, Michael, Robert and Christopher. The family lived on the farm in rural Pacific Junction where Francis was a steward of the land. In later years he and Joan spent their winters in Sun City, Arizona. Following the passing of Joan, Francis later moved to Linnwood Estates. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Preceding Francis in passing were his parents, wife, son Michael and infant sister Joyce Dashner. Survivors include his sons Robert (Angela) Dashner of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Chris (Nancy) Dashner of Glenwood, Iowa; 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; sister Joanne (John) Flint of Charles City, Iowa; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.

Memorial services to be held at a later date.

A memorial fund has been established.

10 Condolences

  • Max & CAROLYN Johnson Posted July 27, 2020 3:21 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to Francis’s family. He will be remembered a man who touched our hearts with his smile and humor.

  • Charlie Dashner Posted July 27, 2020 4:52 pm

    Judy,Charlie,Zac,Abe,& Curtis all wish the family well and will. and feel so bad for your loss of a tremendous family member.

  • Dar and Barb Evans Posted July 27, 2020 5:14 pm

    Darwin and Barb Evans want to say how sorry they was to see this.

  • Leonetta Lorimor Posted July 27, 2020 8:53 pm

    Chris, and family.. so sorry for the loss of your dad.

  • Dennis Hockabout Posted July 28, 2020 7:45 am

    Sorry for your loss Chris I always liked to visit with your dad Gone but not forgotten GOD BLESS

  • Randy Richardson Posted July 28, 2020 8:06 am

    So sorry to hear of Francis’s passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him back in the day at the Bartlett Store.

  • Judy lundvall Posted July 28, 2020 10:29 am

    I’m so sorry to hear of Bud’s passing. He was the very definition of a gentleman. His humor was contagious. Prayers for all of you in your loss. God bless.

  • Denise Meggison Bosworth Posted July 28, 2020 2:49 pm

    So very sad to hear of this news but he no longer suffers. Only knew Bud for such a short time but he was such an adorable, loving individual!! Will miss hearing about him (since Covid) from my mother, Norma. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Polly Jand Andy Young Posted July 28, 2020 10:15 pm

    so very sorry for your family’s loss. Hugs and prayers of comfort.

  • Steve & Linda Adams Posted August 6, 2020 2:06 pm

    So sorry for your loss, Bud and Joan traveled to Alaska with us in 1997, and we thought a lot of both of them.

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