PFC JOHN E. DUGAN
PFC John E. DUGAN, the son of Guy and Mayme DUGAN, was stationed at Camp Hood, Texas for basic training in
September of 1945. He served during World War II in the South Pacific Theatre with the 90th Infantry Division at
Okinawa. John was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Combat Infantry Medal.
SOURCE: Maloy Centennial book, p. 82
Submission by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2010
Grant City, Missouri
July 07, 2010
OBITUARY - JOHN E. DUGAN
1926 - 2010
John E. DUGAN, 84, St. Joseph, a caring, gentle man and wonderful father and husband, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2010, at
his residence with his wife holding his hand.
Mr. DUGAN was born June 20, 1926, in Ringgold County, Iowa, son of Guy
and Mayme DUGAN. He grew up and attended school in Maloy, Iowa. He joined the Army, 96th Infantry Division, in 1944
at the age of 18 and was discharged February 19, 1946.
John married Audry FROMHOLZ and later divorced. To this union
two daughters were born, Saundra Leah and Victoria Jane.
He moved to St. Joseph in 1952, working 10 years at Swift &
Company, and retiring in 1986 from the United States Postal Service after 25 years of service.
John later married Eva
M. HOSKINS in 1975, who survives of the home.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leland DUGAN; and
sister, Mary Margaret BRENIZER.
Additional survivors are two daughters, Saundra BARQUIST and husband, Robert, Raytown,
Mo.; Victoria SMITH and husband, Gregg, Kansas City, Mo.; step-daughter, Anna GWINN and husband, Kevin, St. Joseph;
sister, Mildred AUSTIN, Kansas City; three grandsons; two step-granddaughters; one step-grandson; five great-grandchildren
and six step-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial service at a later date. Care provided
by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.\r\nOnline guests book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2010