RAPID CITY, South Dakota — Another member of the Greatest Generation has passed.
Rev. Kenneth Warren Dugan, 93, met his Savior face-to-face early Oct. 19 at Hospice House of the Black Hills.
Rev. Dugan was born on March 4, 1923, in St. Paul, Minnesota to Eugene and Edna Dugan.
He joined the U.S. Army in 1941. He served 44 months in the South Pacific during World War II and was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was honorably discharged on May 29, 1945.
Rev. Dugan was ordained as a Lutheran minister in 1952. He went on to serve 12 parishes, including Elim Lutheran in Port Orchard, and in Borneo and Papua, New Guinea.
Rev. Dugan is survived by his wife, Mavis; brother, Willis Dugan; children Timothy Dugan, Kevin Dugan, Jeffrey Dugan, Lisa Olberding (Mark), Kelley Le Beaux, and Vicki Hebb (Marty); grandchildren, Shannon, Jennifer, Kristi, Kiera, Kelci, and Averi; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A memorial fund has been established at Crossroads Lutheran Mission Church, 530 E. Hunt Highway, Suite 103-447, San Tan Valley, AZ
— Family of Rev. Kenneth Warren Dugan