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Lester Leroy Duckwitz

January 24, 1939 March 9, 2020
Lester Leroy Duckwitz
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Obituary for Lester Leroy Duckwitz

Lester was born on January 24, 1939 in the Mark Greer Hospital, Vandalia, Illinois into the Christian family of Albert and Alma Bernahl Duckwitz. He married Betty Lorraine Clark on August 14, 1985 by Rev. Richard Bolin at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, rural Altamont. Illinois.

Lester was a graduate from Immanuel Lutheran Grade School and St. Elmo Community High School. Lester was a Veteran of the United States Army enlisting on June 2, 1959 and received his Honorable Discharge on June 1, 1965. Lester retired at the age of 68 from R & H Plumbing and Heating, Altamont where he was employed most of his life. He was a member of the VFW Post #7676 and the First Baptist Church both in Altamont.

Lester is survived his Wife Betty Duckwitz of Altamont: 3-Sons: Mike (wife, Virginia) Duckwitz of Altamont, Mark (wife, Pam) Duckwitz of Beecher City and Todd (wife, Tracy) Duckwitz of Hickory, North Carolina. 2-Daughters: Jayne (husband, Jerry) Edwards of Altamont and Vicki (husband, Blacker of Effingham. Stepson: R. J. Teets and Stepdaughter Tonya (husband Darrel) Gressel.

He was preceded in death by his Parents: Albert and Alma Duckwitz, Brother Kenneth and his wife Shirley Duckwitz and Grandson Hunter Duckwitz.

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Visitation

Friday

13

Mar

12:00 PM 3/13/2020 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3/13/2020 2:00:00 PM
Kull Funeral Home Altamont

114 West Washington Ave.
Altamont, IL 62411

Kull Funeral Home Altamont
114 West Washington Ave. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Friday

13

Mar

2:00 PM 3/13/2020 2:00:00 PM
Kull Funeral Home Altamont

114 West Washington Ave.
Altamont, IL 62411

Kull Funeral Home Altamont
114 West Washington Ave. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Altamont, IL 62411

. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

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Altamont Veterans of Foreign Wars

First Baptist Church of Altamont

Altamont, IL
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