Obituary for Corene Daphne Dunning

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Corene Daphne Dunning, 73, of La Crosse, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018 at the Hillview Health Care Center. She was born May 5, 1944 to Arnold P. and Daphne F. (Dennison) Samb.
Corene lived most of her life in La Crosse and graduated from Central High School. She met and fell in love with Lindell Dunning and moved to Chicago Heights, IL. There they started a beautiful family together. She moved back to her home town of La Crosse with her son Eric. This is where she always felt safe and at peace.
Corene lived life like the bright colors she loved to wear. She was a ray of sunshine. Her hobbies were crocheting and sending baked goods to her grandchildren that she loved very much.
She is survived by her son Eric (Paula) Dunning of Elkhart, IN, grandchildren, Alexis Dunning of Indianapolis, IN, Andrew Dunning of Elkhart, IN, Carol (Brandon) Slabaugh of Goshen, IN, Erica Dunning of Elkhart, IN, 8 great-grandchildren, a brother Ivesley (Janet) Samb of Janesville, WI, niece Angela (Dennis) Hurst, nephew James Samb and a great niece, a great nephew and a number of loved cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a loving cousin, Eleanor Dennison.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at the Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson Street. Pastor Corey Sateran will officiate and burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Friday at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until time of services. The Dickinson Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Hillview Healthcare Center and all the friends that showed her love and kindness over the years. Information and online condolences may be given to the family at