Duane L. Meier, age 68 of South Wayne, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at his home. He was born on July 24, 1950, in Monroe, the son of Glen and Eva (Hale) Meier. He graduated from Black Hawk High School in 1968. Duane married Cammy Marty on October 21, 1989, in South Wayne. He was employed as a slitter operator at Moore Business Forms (R.R. Donnelley) for over 40 years, retiring in 2011. He was a member of Martintown Community Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, playing cards, reading, horses and Allis Chalmers tractors. Duane liked to spend time with family, he especially enjoyed family gatherings.
He is survived by his wife, Cammy of South Wayne; siblings: Donald (Linda Van Stone) Meier of Rockton, IL, Glenda (Gene) Komprood of Gratiot, and Ginger (Ed) Hagen of South Wayne; father and mother-in-law, Delano and Joann Marty of South Wayne; brothers- and sisters-in-law: Cary (Laura Frontz) Marty of South Wayne, Lonny Marty of South Wayne, Delana (Chad) Romenesko of Wrightstown, WI, Jimmy (Joni) Marty of South Wayne and Jaqui (Dan) Haldiman of South Wayne; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Scott Dodge; 4 sisters-in-law: Tamra Marty, Dawn Marty, Candy Stauffacher and Robin Marty.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Martintown Community Church with Pastor Kevin Cernek officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in South Wayne. A Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 3:00-7:00 pm at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home, and from 10:00 am until the time of service Thursday, at the church. Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com.