Duane Stennett, 89 of Albion, Illinois passed away 10:45 pm Friday November 15th, 2013 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Fairfield, Illinois.
He was born February 6, 1924 a son of Ethel (Stennett) Bunting. He married Berniece Ile April 17th, 1946 in Albion, Illinois. He was a veteran of WW2 having served in the United States Air Force in India and China until the war's end. He provided automotive repair for the community at Stennett's Garage for 63 years having been trained in aeronautical repair in the Air Force and subsequent training. He was also a member of the 1st Baptist Church and American Legion both of Albion .
Duane was preceded in death by his mother.
Survivors include wife Berniece of Albion, daughters: Linda (David) Stennett-Brewer of Decatur, IL, Susan (John) Shaberts of Simpsonville, S.C. and son Stanton Kent (Linda) Stennett of Tampa, Florida. Brother Bernard (June) Stennett of Albion, 7 grandchildren: Anthony W. and Rhett D. Mason, Sean D. Brewer, Brent F., Bradley R. and Nathan C. King, Christopher Stennett; 10 great grandchildren Cody, Dustin, Wade, Makenna Mason, Ryan, Ashlyn, Emily, Bethany King, Griffin and Graeme Brewer.
Services will be conducted at 11am Monday at the First Baptist Church in Albion, IL. Friends may call from 10am Monday till service time at the church. Burial will be immediately following at Samaria Cemetery at Albion, Illinois with military rites conducted at the graveside. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, Illinois.
Memorials to: First Baptist Church or Fairfield Memorial Hospital Comfort Room.
Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net.