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Ruth Eileen Duncan

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 20th, 2013

A funeral service for Ruth Eileen Duncan, 86, was held Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Wheatland with Pastor Skip Perry officiating.

Interment will be at Wheatland Cemetery.

Ruth Duncan previously of Marietta, Ohio, Cheyenne and Wheatland, died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Houston, Texas, where she had resided since fall of 2008.

She was born on June 4, 1926 in Marietta the daughter of the late George A. and the late Jennie D. (Hill) Roe.

Mrs. Duncan spent most of her life as a stay at home wife and mother until the family moved to Cheyenne in 1962. She worked as a sales clerk at J. C. Penney, as the draft clerk for Laramie County, and later in the vehicle licensing department for the State of Wyoming. After she and her husband moved to Wheatland they started their own public accounting business.

Mrs. Duncan is survived by her daughter, Cheryl A. Duncan-Dudgeon (William J. Dudgeon Jr.) of Houston, Texas; her middle son, John F. Duncan (Teresa (Carr) Duncan) of Pasco, Wash.; and her youngest son, Steven A. Duncan of Cheyenne; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; her oldest sister, Mrs. Pauline R. (Roe) Hasley; her youngest sister, Mrs. Patsy (Roe) Wamsley; her sister-in-law, Mrs. Marlyn (Duncan) Huddleston, all of Marietta, and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Duncan (1925 – 2003); oldest son, Charles H. Duncan II (1950 – 2010); and many beloved family members.

In lieu of flowers, those that wish are encouraged to make donations to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Donation to Aplastic Anemia, Leukemia Research, Gifted on behalf of Ruth Eileen Duncan, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030-4009 would be appreciated by the family.

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at gormanfh.com.

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