Duane E. Addis

November 08, 1947 - September 16, 2016

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Thursday, September 22, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Ave, Ashley


Thursday, September 22, 5:00 PM
Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Ave, Ashley


Duane E. Addis, 68, of Steinbarger Lake, Wawaka died Friday, September 16, 2016 at 8:50 a.m. in his residence.

He had lived on Steinbarger Lake since 2005 coming from Huntertown.

Mr. Addis honorably served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 - 1971, during the Vietnam War, where he came in contact with agent orange.

Duane retired after 30 years with Flint & Walling in Kendallville.

He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 2749 in Kendallville.

He was born November 8, 1947 in Kendallville, to Leonard and Mildred (Harland) Addis.

On December 1, 1995 in Angola he married Christine Pion, she survives in Wawaka.

Also surviving are his children, Robin (Jeff) Scare and Lori (Tadd) Meyer both of Columbia City, Scott (Mellanie) Addis of Bossier, Louisiana, Ken Brady of Churubusco, Tim (fiancé, Bev Tipton) Brady of Defiance, Ohio, Zach (Kalie Amber) Stanley of Fort Wayne and Ginny Stanley of Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren; and a brother, Roger Addis of Churubusco.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Linda Taylor.

Funeral services will be Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 5 p.m. in Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Ave, Ashley with Pastor Sam Weimer and Pastor Mark Marquart officiating. Burial will be in Merriam Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam, at a later date.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the church.

Preferred memorials are to the American Red Cross or to Independent Full Gospel Church.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

View a video tribute or send condolences to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Guest Book

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Max Miller
September 22nd, 2016 9:31am
Rome City

I was sad to hear of Duanes passing. Sure going to miss seeing him at the Quick Way. Have a lot of great memories of our conversations. Was praying that he would make it but now he is in the hands of the lord. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

September 21st, 2016 9:33pm
Athens, Georgia

My heart weeps for your sorrow. I pray that God grant you comfort, peace, and hope.

Danny, Jacob, and Katie Brady
September 21st, 2016 9:32pm
Athens, Georgia

We will miss our "grandpa" Dwayne. He always made us chuckle and showed us about fishing.

julie knox
September 20th, 2016 10:35pm

Robin, I was so sorry to hear about your dad.know that you and your whole family are in my prayers.

Mike Clouse
September 20th, 2016 6:06pm

Chris, my sympathy to you and your family. When you are ready I am here to help you with the VA paper work.

Rick Anne Peterson
September 20th, 2016 2:11pm
Ligonier Indiana

Chris our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family he will be missed by many it will be strange not seeing him head out with that cup of coffee in his hand your friends and family of Dari*Point

Kay & Jerry Angel
September 18th, 2016 11:46pm
Avilla, Indiana

Sorry to hear about your Dad, Robin, Lori and Scotty our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Becky Reynolds
September 17th, 2016 10:33pm
Fort Wayne, IN

Hugs & prayers to the family, Duane will be missed. May he rest in peace.

Jann Beezley Chupp
September 17th, 2016 7:20pm
Upper Long Lake

I went to Wolf Lake he went to Albion but we were still friends/family! He was a great and fun person!! God speed Duane!

Roger and Solita Christian
September 17th, 2016 6:47pm
Corunna Indiana

We are sending are sympathy for a good friend,coworker,fellow Vietnam vet and brother in Christ.May God bless you.We will miss you at church, one row back. We are sending our sympathy for the loss of a good friend,fellow

Garth and Cheryl Coons
September 17th, 2016 5:45pm
Steinbarger Lake

We are sending our sympathy especially to Chris and all of Duane's family. We enjoyed hearing Duane's stories; we will miss him at the lake.

Linda Hawk McClanahan
September 17th, 2016 12:12pm

My sympathy to your family. May God bring you peace and comfort. (Also a classmate for Duane's)

bill strong
September 17th, 2016 11:55am
roundup montana

RIP Duane we did a lot of crazy things growing up ! thanks for the memories.

Cliff Trittipo
September 17th, 2016 10:30am
Ft Worth, Texas

Such an honor to know Duane. He will be missed but, never forgotten. Cliff - Classmate and fellow Vietnam Veteran.

Luana WAlker
September 17th, 2016 9:45am

May God grant you strength, comfort and peace as you continue this journey without Duane. His memory lives on in all who were blessed to know him.

Steven Lemish
September 17th, 2016 2:21am
Albion, Indiana

Sorry for your loss. Was in school with Duane at Albion High School. He will be missed.