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Clarence F. Duffeck
Clarence F. Duffeck, 87, of Green Bay, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 with family by his side.
Born May 20, 1930 in Lena, to the late Slavy and Frances (Konkle) Duffeck, he married Joyce L. Magee on July 14, 1951 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spruce. He served in the Korean War in the 82nd Airborne from 1951 to 1953 and worked at James River Papermill as a Millwright in maintenance for 40 years.
A quiet, gentle man, he helped anyone he could. He enjoyed camping, bowling, traveling, crossword and jigsaw puzzles and watching the Packers, but mostly loved his family and time with them.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Joyce; five children, Diana Thome, Kathy Duffeck, Debbie (James) Kluth, Julie (Bill) Bessert and Mark (Kim) Duffeck; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his parents an infant daughter, Charleen; a son, Michael; a daughter, Linda; a grandson, Josh Thome; a sister, Jane (Ralph) Behnke; two brothers, Donald (Joanne) Duffeck and Frank Duffeck; in-laws, Roland (Hazel) Magee; three brothers-in-law, Albert Schlies, Ronald (Louise) Magee and Earl Pashek and two sisters-in-law, Betty Joe Magee and Donna Duffeck.
Friends may gather at Proko Wall Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 1 p.m. until time of a Memorial Service at 4 p.m.