WOOSTER – Duane L HUDSON, 83, of Wooster, passed away Monday, October 24, 2011 in West View Manor Nursing Home.
He was born January 26, 1928 in Webster City, Iowa, the son of Thomas Elick and Ellen Jane Shafer Hudson. He married Thais G. Fisher on December 21, 1951. She survives.
Duane grew up in Iowa and had owned and operated Hudson’s Sewing Machines and Vacuum Cleaners until May 31,1988 and then owned and operated South Market Shell and Campus Citgo until August 31, 1996. Served his country with the US Army Signal Corps. He had a strong work ethic starting at the age of 6 as a pin setter at a bowling alley. He loved his family and watching sports.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Susan Lindberg of Boliver, Jeffrey Hudson and James Hudson both of Wooster and Jerry Hudson of Apple Creek; grandchildren, Duana, Tyann, Jon, Jonathon, Andy, Josef, Jeri Lynn, Larry, Eric, Karen, Laura, Jeremy and Jenny; 17 great-grandchildren and sisters, Jean Johnson and Darlene Ranger both of Iowa.
Duane was preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter Cathy and a sister, Virginia Staples.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Private family services will be held.
Private Family Services wil be held
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home