Duane was born in Harrisburg, PA Sept. 14, 1937. He passed away peacefully Aug. 16, 2017 near his home in Fircrest.
Survived by Ida, his loving wife of 52 years; his two children Angela (Rocko) and Larry (Dori); grandchildren Megan, Jacob, Corey, Timmothy (Marley), Thomas (Shannon) and Tabitha.
Duane moved to Tacoma as a child, attended school at Gray middle school and Lincoln high school. Duane was an Army vet, gunsmith , and heater & A/C repairman. Duane was a loving father, coached baseball and was an avid fisherman and hunter. In later years he enjoyed travel with Ida from coast-to-coast and time with all his grandchildren.