Robert D. Dunham, 67, Hays, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at his apartment.

He was born Sept. 9, 1951, in Lucas to Dean Ford and Jewelene Mae (Coffman) Dunham. He was raised in Minneapolis, Kan., and attended Minneapolis High School.

He lived in Topeka before moving to the Hays area in 1974, and was a client with DSNWK. He lived a few years in the DSNWK Group Home in Victoria then moved into Epworth Towers in Hays.

He enjoyed watching TV, reading newspapers, and spending his days at the Reed Center in Hays.

Survivors include his DSNWK family.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601; a private inurnment will be at a later date in Highland Cemetery District 9 Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Friends can call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to DSNWK, 2703 Hall, Hays, KS 67601.

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