Duane L. Bever

Duane L. Bever, 63, of Allenton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006 at the Hartford Health Care Center.

He was born May 12, 1942 in Eau Claire, to Leonard and Leona (nee Matysik) Bever, and married Kathy Hefter on Aug. 28, 1976 at St. Peter and Paul Parish in Nenno.

Duane was a member of Resurrection Parish and the Apostolate of Suffering.

He loved fishing, playing cards, drawing and working on model trains, and was a handyman.

Survivors include two children, Laura (Mike) Wehr and Steven Bever both of Allenton; three sisters, Diane Brose, Donna (Keith) Kabutz and Dolores (Alvin) Oldenburg, all of Hart-ford.

He is further survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Kathy; his parents; a sister, Della Polega; a brother, Dale Bever; and a brother-in-law, Wayne Brose.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. at Resurrection Parish, Allenton with Father Rick Stoffel officiating.

Family will greet relatives and friends at the Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford on Friday from 3 to 6:30 p.m.

Interment will be in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Nenno.

Memorials to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association are appreciated.