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Duane Winans

February 23, 1933 ~ September 29, 2020 (age 87)


Duane LeRoy Winans, age 87, of LaGrange, died Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville. Mr. Winans was born in Valentine, Indiana on February 23, 1933 to the late Foster G. and Ruth M. (Cress) Winans. He honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a proud veteran. He married VaDonna Ellen Kemerly in Brimfield, Indiana on April 7, 1958. She preceded him in death. Duane drove truck for Kennedy Gas & Oil of LaGrange and he was the owner of Winans’ Family Bowl in LaGrange. He was an avid bowler and sports fan. He loved the Detroit Tigers! 

Survivors include:
Daughter, Elaine and David Taulbee of Kendallville.
Son, Michael and Teresa Winans of Coldwater, Michigan.
Son, Max and Kay Hill of Pawpaw, Michigan.
7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Brother, Richard and a sister, Irene.
Sister-in-law, Sandra Deen of Auburn.

A graveside service with military honors will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange with Rev. Mike Wakefield officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the family. 

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Graveside Service With Military Honors
October 23, 2020

1:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery
State Road 9
LaGrange, IN 46761

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