Lifetime resident Duane Kreighbaum, 65, died at his home Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, 2016.
Born Dennis Duane Kreighbaum on Aug. 10, 1951, in Plymouth, he was the second born of three children to Leo Eldon and Marie Alice (Stuntz) Kreighbaum. During his school years he was involved in F.F.A. and graduated with the PHS Class of 1969.
On May 2, 1981, in Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Knox, he took as his bride the former Diane D. Brettin. They enjoyed 35 years of marriage and the blessing of one daughter, Adrienne D. Kreighbaum and Jansen Fischer now of Kettering, Ohio.
Duane retired as a substation electrician with NIPSCO in Goshen after 30 years of service. He was a street rod enthusiast and enjoyed working with his 1932 Ford coupe and 1957 Chevy pickup.
Duane is survived by a loving wife; daughter; and two sisters: Gladys Modglin, Eaton; and Elaine Smith, Franklin, Ohio; as well as three nephews: Henry Modglin; Albert Modglin; and Eric Smith. His mother-in-law: Vaneada Brettin, Winamac, also survives. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law: Albert Modglin; and father-in-law: James Brettin.
Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, with visitation continuing one hour prior to services. The Rev. Eric Ahlemeyer, pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church, Plymouth will officiate.
Burial will take place in the Maxinkuckee I.O.O.F. Cemetery east of Argos on Highway 10.
Preferred are memorial gifts to the Center for Hospice Care 112 S. Center Street, Plymouth, IN 46563 or the Cancer Association of Marshall County Inc. c/o 9739 Sunnyside Drive, Plymouth, IN 46563.