Duane S. Twesme, 90, died on Saturday, August 8 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home, Boland Hall. He was born in Black River Falls, May 25, 1930 son of the late Ernest and Geraldine (Nee: Spaulding) Twesme.
Duane happily served his country in the United States Navy throughout the Korean War. He was employed by Harvey Service for twenty years. On December 19, 1978, Duane wed Sondra DeRosier who preceded him in death, March 9, 2009. Duane was a long-time member of Faith Community Church. His passions included playing golf, bowling, fishing, and playing cribbage.
Making it through are his kids, Dwight Twesme (Michele Breheim) of Lake Tomahawk, WI, Lori (Dean) Zierten of Racine, Scott (Diane) Twesme of McKinney, TX, Gregg Twesme of Black River Falls, WI; daughter-in-law, Lynda Twesme of Springfield, MO; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; the mom of his children, Dorothy Twesme of Racine; brother-in-law, Robert McDougal of Racine; Sondra's children, Cindy (Dan) Schlichting, Tony Coey, Rick (Candy) Coey, Shelly (John) Verikas. In addition to his moms and dads and other half he also was preceded in death by his kid, Lance Twesme and daughter Dawn Wagner (Tom Arens); his siblings and brother-in-law, Bonnie McDougal, Erlene (Edward) Baker.
Personal funeral services with interment at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery were held. Memorials to Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin, 1624 Yout St., Racine, WI, 53404, have been suggested.