He was a well-known contractor in Coles Co, IL, for many years.
Residences & events:
Cooks Mills, Coles Co, IL.
Mattoon, Coles Co, IL
5/8/1948 Duane was elected to the first board of the newly created Community Unit 2 school district.
Slidell, LA, where he moved following the break-up of his first marriage.
Private graveside services were held with Capt Fred Wakefield of the Salvation Army presiding. The family asked that any memorials may be made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Cooks Mills, the old Whitley family church.