Dorothy Duncan

Peoria Journal Star, Wednesday, March 16, 1994
Submitted by Barbara Miroslaw 


Farmington - Dorothy "Duff" Duncan, 77, of Rural Route 1 died at 4:12 p.m. Monday, March 14, 1994, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born May 16, 1916, in Elmore to Bert and Marie Catton Chamberlin, she married Mitchell "Dyke" Duncan on July 31, 1938, in Muscatine, Iowa. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Tom of Denver; one brother, Dick Chamberlin of Galesburg; six sisters, Wilma "Toots" Catton of Rock Island, Mary Ward of Duncan, Mrs. Clifford (Sue) Allen of West Jersey, Shirley Cade of Columbia, Mo., Mrs. Will (Nancy) Tracy of Wyoming and Ruth Mayes of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two grandsons; and two great-grandsons. Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.

She graduated for Kewanee Public Hospital School of Nursing in 1938. She was head nurse at the St. Francis Medical Center emergency room in Peoria for 23 years, retiring in 1981. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Kidd Funeral Home in Toulon. The Rev. Rick Anderson will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in West Jersey Cemetery in West Jersey. Memorials may be made to any charity.


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