Duane Burl Stimer

April 11, 1924 - October 04, 2006 

Duane Burl Stimer

April 11, 1924 - October 04, 2006 

Obituary for Duane Burl Stimer

Duane Burl Stimer, 82, Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2006. His parents Andrew and Sadie Stimer of Pontiac, Michigan, preceded him in death. Duane was a Christian, a husband, a father and a brother. He was a writer, a poet and an entrpreneur, and was self employed for most of his life.
In his early years, Duane served as a sergeant in the Army Air Corp stationed in Italy during WWII. Upon returning to the US, he settled in Indianapolis. He was a member of the American Legion.
He was fluent in American Sign Language, and used those skills in ministry to the deaf community. Gifted in understanding of the Scriptures and in teaching. Duane served faithfully in several churches throughout his life. At the time of his death, he was a member of Walnut Grove Chapel in Indianapolis.
He is survived by his beloved wife; Sheila, his sister; Doris Beebe, sons; Daniel, Andrew, and Paul, daughters; Catherine Fortenberry and Barbara Cross, 21 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. The mother of Duane's children, his first wife, Elsie preceded him in death in 1979.
Calling will be at Harry Moore Family Mortuary, 8151 Allisonville Rd., Indianapolis on Sunday, October 8, 2006 from
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at Walnut Grove Chapel, 5828 E. 91st Street, at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 9, 2006.

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