Duane Eugene Naser

Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

Duane Eugene Naser, 90, of Gillette, WY, passed away Monday, November 30, 2020 at Campbell County Health of natural causes. Duane, son of Carroll and Ethyn Naser, was born on October 21, 1930 at the Russian Ranch near Gann Valley, SD.

Duane was united in marriage with Sharon Thompson on June 3, 1950. They started their life together near the Russian Ranch and there were six children born to this union: Joy Osborn, Duane Jr., Jackie (Murray) Pence, Lindy Curry, Rebecca (Kevin) Schmit, and Roberta (Roy) Johnson.

Duane and his family moved to Rapid City, SD where he worked at Boeing on Ellsworth Airforce Base. He then transferred working at a service station. From Rapid City, SD they moved to Mitchell, SD when he owned two Standard service stations.

Duane moved to Gillette, WY in December 1976. He drove a water truck for two years then owned his own auto business. Duane married Ruth Halverson on August 10, 1978 and they lived in Gillette, grateful for having shared in marriage for 42 years.

Duane had three stepchildren: Marlys (Lyle) Austin, Marcia (Blake) Hoffman and Gene (Annette) Halverson. He had 21 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Duane is preceded in death by his son, Duane Junior, his parents and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to benefit Special Olympics.

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A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 4, 2020 at New Life Church with Pastor Mike Wilson officiating. A graveside service will be held Memorial Day weekend in Wessington Springs Cemetery, Wessington Springs, SD.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Walker Funeral Home 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.walkerfuneralgillette.com.

 

 

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