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Duane Allan Tichler

January 15, 1945 February 11, 2022
Duane Allan Tichler
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DUANE ALLAN TICHLER, 77, of Knoxville, IA, formerly of Morrison, IL, died Friday, February 11, 2022 at Resthave Home in Morrison.

Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no visitation. For those who wish to attend, a graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison, with Mr. Ken Renkes officiating. A Celebration of Life at Happy Joe's in Morrison will follow, from 12 noon until 2:00 pm. The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials to Resthave Home and MercyOne Hospice have been established.

Duane was born January 15, 1945 in Morrison, IL to Willard and Kathryn (Tervelt) Tichler. He was educated in the rural Clystic Grade School in Whiteside County, and was a graduate of Morrison High School. He served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He married the mother of his children, Joanne Pessman, in May of 1968. Duane worked at Timken Drives in Fulton, IL for over 30 years. He also helped farm in the Whiteside County area, and mowed lawns. After moving to Knoxville, IA, Duane worked with veterans at the Veteran’s Home until its closing. He was a former member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison and a current member of Riverside Church in Knoxville, IA. Duane was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and Morrison High School Athletics. He enjoyed doing puzzles and word searches, and reading westerns.

Survivors include one daughter, Kathy (Kevin) Polson of Sterling, IL; one son, Mike (Katie) Tichler of Pearl City, IL; three grandchildren, Garrett Polson, Caleb Tichler and Lucas Tichler; one sister, Marla Stuart of East Moline, IL; one brother, Phillip (Mary Jo) Tichler of Morrison; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Kathryn, and a step-mother, Della Tichler.

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Graveside

Saturday

19

Feb

11:30 AM 2/19/2022 11:30:00 AM
Grove Hill Cemetery

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Grove Hill Cemetery
East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Celebration of Life

Saturday

19

Feb

12:00 PM 2/19/2022 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/19/2022 2:00:00 PM
Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor

109 W. Main Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor
109 W. Main Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grove Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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