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MANDERFIELD, Duane H. 1947-2007


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/12/2015 at 19:53:34

Duane H. Manderfield, 60, of Dike, Iowa, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2007, at his home of complications of diabetes.

Duane was born April 28, 1947, in Oelwein, Iowa, the son of Reginald "Sam" and Rita (Scholbrock) Manderfield. Duane was graduated from Fayette High School in 1965. He then enlisted into the United States Navy where he served on the USS Oriskany in the Phillipines. He attended Yeoman, Communication and Leadership school. He was honorably discharged in 1969. He then attended Northeast Iowa Community College attaining his associated Degree in Science-Accounting Specialist in May 1972. Three children were born to his union with Cindy (Shephard) Manderfield, Tammy, Terry, and Tresa. Duane moved to rural Dike in 1973 and moved into Dike in 1978. Duane worked at Heavy Equipment Manufacturing in Grundy Center presently. He was a member of the Dike American Legion Post #471, where he served as the Post adjutant from 1986 until presently. He has also been very involved in the Boy Scout of America since 1983. He was named "Cub Scout Leader of 1987" by 3rd District American Legion, State of Iowa. He was presently serving on adult leader training committee for the council. He was a member of the 40 and 8 club, and a member of the Grundy County Veteran's Association. Duane was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Survivors include his 2 daughters: Tammy and husband Don Jones of Traer, Iowa and Tresa and husband Joe Albrecht of Ackley, Iowa; a son: Terry Manderfield of Cedar Falls, Iowa; 3 grandchildren David and Cody Jones and Peyton Albrecht; his mother Rita Manderfield of Fayette, Iowa; 4 sisters: Mary and husband Jim Gallagher of Oelwein, Iowa, Linda Meade of Manchester, Iowa, Joyce and husband Rich Lennon of Fort Dodge, Iowa and Carol and husband Tom Junge of Clermont, Iowa and a brother: Bob Manderfield of Fayette, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his father; Sam Manderfield.

--Abels Funeral Homes (www.abelsfuneralhomes.com)


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