Duane Ludean Heller, 89, formerly of Columbia City, died at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at Heritage Pointe, Huntington.
He was born Aug. 5, 1933. On Aug. 20, 1956, he married Rita Diane King, who survives.
He also is survived by his daughters, Terri Cripe, North Liberty, Susan Beaman and Jeanne Heller, both of Columbia City; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sisters, Nancy Heller, Fort Wayne, and Neta Heller, Crystal River, Fla.
Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City, is handling arrangements.