Archive for Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Neighbor: Dean Dunbar

June 13, 2012

Dean Dunbar shares a little bit about himself in this week's Neighbor column.

Occupation: Mutual Funds Transfer Agency

Place of birth: Ottawa, Kan.

Family: Spouse: Jeanne, Daughters: Courtney and Anne, 2 son-in-laws, 5 grandsons and 1 granddaughter

Q: When did you move to Bonner Springs, and what brought you here?

A: 1996. I took a job as a financial advisor.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Flying back seat in a British Royal Air Force Red Arrow aerobatic fighter jet, doing touch-and-go landings and flying low-level through the hills of Scotland.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: Go to college and earn a degree.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I was raised on a family farm, I retired from the U.S. Air Force after 25 years as a KC-135 navigator and my wife of 42 years and I have six wonderful grandkids ages 2 through 7.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: A Cattle Commission man at the Kansas City Stockyards.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

Favorites:

Song: “Wabash Cannonball”

Color: Purple

Food: Hawaiian pizza or anything Italian

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