|1/16/2013 10:51:00 AM|
James "Tiny" Duncan, 73, of Windom, died Jan. 7, 2013, at Windom Area Hospital.
Services were Saturday at First Baptist Church in Windom with Pastor Gary Wiens officiating.
Special music was provided by Joy Wright, pianist; and April Bogle, vocalist.
Casket bearers were John Bogle, Scott Horn, John Buley, Gary Onken, Buckwheat Johnson, David Schmidt, Virgil Schuman, Zach Filbrandt, Jill Boldt, Sid Malchow, Ree Tschetter and Dylan Boerboom.
Honorary bearers were Rex Petty, Danny Sealy, Jerry Bauer, Dave Sloma, Marv Johnson, Don Einkopf, Naomi Boerboom, Andrea Filbrandt and Tracy Freking.
Interment with full miliary honors provided by Windom American Legion Post 206 was at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom handled the funeral arrangements.
James Edward Duncan was born Dec. 14, 1939, to Lewis and Florence (Horkey) Duncan in Heron Lake. He received his education from Heron Lake Public Schools.
He served in the Army Reserves for eight years.
In 1962, Jim married Nancy Bogle at First Baptist Church in Windom. They lived in Windom where Jim worked many different jobs, including driving truck for 13 years and working at Butterfield Produce, Campbell Soup Company in Worthington and Rank Scherr-Tumico in St. James.
In September, Jim became a resident of Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lakefield.
Jim was a member of First Baptist Church in Windom where he sang in the church choir and was an Awana leader. He also was a lifetime member of the Minnesota Deer Hunter's Association and a member of Duck's Unlimited.
He enjoyed reading, music, swimming, spending time outdoors in the sun and handing out pens. He especially enjoyed spending time with family.
He was preceded in death by three brothers-in-law: Robert Bogle, Tom Ritter and Ike Horn; a niece, Abby Jo Ritter; four nephews: Michael Duncan, James Robert Bogle, Scottie Bogle and Zachary Bogle; and a great-nephew, Austin Boerboom.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Nancy Duncan of Windom; a son, Thomas (Kari) Duncan of Mt. Lake; two grandchildren; five siblings: Robert (Mary) Duncan of Windom, Sandra Horn of Tracy, Sheri (Bob) Nelson of Surprise, Ariz., Larry (Sharon) Duncan of Avoca and Bill (Barb) Duncan of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and his mother-in-law, Marie Bogle of Windom.