Disciples News Service

Founder Of California Community Center, Dan Genung, Dies

Dan B. Genung, Jr.Former Disciples minister Dan B. Genung Jr. has died. Genung, 93, passed away Aug. 12 at the Pilgrim Place Health Service Center in Claremont, Calif., where he had been in hospice care. Genung founded the All Peoples Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Los Angeles, Calif., and the All Peoples Community Center.

Genung and his wife, Frances Ulrich Genung, catered their church ministry to all ethnicities, beginning with Japanese-American families when those families returned to Los Angeles from internment camps during World War II. Dan Genung later served congregations in the California cities of Oceanside, La Crescenta and Hollywood. For more, go to: www.disciplesworld.com/newsArticle.html?wsnID=14046