Duane L. Bever

Duane L. Bever, of Allenton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006 at the Hartford Healthcare Center. He was 63 years old.

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

Duane was a member of Resurrection Parish and an Apostolate of Suffering. He loved fishing, playing cards, drawing, and working on model trains, and was a handyman.

Duane is survived by his two children, Laura (Mike) Wehr and Steven Bever, both of Allenton; three sisters, Diane Brose of Hartford, Donna (Keith) Kabutz of Hartford and Dolores (Alvin) Oldenburg of Hartford. He is further survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy; his parents; sister, Della Polega; brother, Dale Bever; and brother-in-law, Wayne Brose.

Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, Feb. 24, 2006 at Resurrection Parish, Allenton, with Fr. Rick Stoffel officiating. Family greeted relatives and friends at Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford on Friday, Feb. 24, 2006.

Interment was at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Nenno.

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

Shimon Funeral Home assisted the family.