Obituary: Harold Nunn


Pratt, KS - Harold "Punky" D. Nunn, 89, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center. He was born September 18, 1930 in Herington to Harold and "Mickey" (Haberman) Nunn. After high school he joined the U.S. Navy and proudly served as a signalman. Harold met the love of his life, Wilma Backhus, and they were united in marriage on May 6, 1951. Harold was a former employee of the Rock Island Railroad, and retired from the Burlington Northern Railroad.

He is survived by his children, Debbie Giocabetti, Kelly Nunn, and Scott (Mary) Nunn all of Pratt; Sister, Francie (John) Hattabaugh of Branson, Missouri; step sister, Judy (Thom) McGuire of Kansas City; step brother, Jim (Karen) Perry of Kansas City; grandchildren, Jason Giocabetti, Jami Walker, Michelle (Tom) Westerhaus, Michael and Scotty Nunn; Great-grandchildren, Lexi and Robert (Bubba) Walker, Maddox Westerhaus, Zane, Addysyn, Skylar, Felicity and Danielle Nunn.

Harold is preceded in death by his wife, Wilma; parents; brother, Bob Nunn; step brother, Bill Perry; grandson, Seth Nunn and son in-law, Anthony (Jake) Giocabetti.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. with family receiving friends 5-7 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt.  Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 21, 2020 at Larrison Mortuary, Pratt with Pastor Dan Chrismer presiding. Burial with Navy Honors will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.

Memorials may be made to Ascension Lutheran Church Building Fund or Pratt Health Foundation in care of Larrison Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at