Hamilton County


Duane Edward Wahman




Duane Edward Wahman was born May 14, 1924 to Edward and Helen Ludwickson Wahman. He died July 29, 1995 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Stratford, IA.

Duane served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Aug. 1, 1995

Duane Wahman, 71, Kamrar, died July 29, 1995, of complications from cancer at the Hamilton County Public Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Faith United Methodist Church in Webster City, with Rev. Charles Smith officiating. Burial with military graveside services will be at the Oakwood Cemetery, north of Stratford. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Stark-Welin Chapel in Stratford and from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service at the Faith United Methodist Church in Webster City on Thursday. The family will be present at the Stark-Welin Chapel in Stratford on Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Duane E. Wahman, son of Edward and Helen Stoner Wahman,, was born May 14, 1924, in Beaver Township in Boone County. He was a 1941 graduate of Stratford High School. He farmed south of the Stanhope and Stratford area for a number of years. In 1970, he moved to Kamrar, where he was assistant manager of the Kamrar Co-op. He was also employed at the Hamilton County Landfill and the Touchdown Convenience Store in Webster City. On Nov. 12, 1976, he married Jean Stayner at the United Methodist Church in Kamrar.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Wahman, Kamrar; daughters and sons-in-law Sharon and Jim Lund, Thornton, Colo., Nancy and Monte Kingsley, Fort Collins, Col.; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Nancy Wahman, Thornton, Colo.; step-daughters and sons-in-law, Terry and Jim Anderson Jr., Alden, Sue and Steve Enzian, Stanhope, Laura and Jack Parrish, Kamrar; brother, Lyle Wahman, Stratford; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son and one daughter.

Mr. Wahman was a member of the United Methodist Church in Kamrar, the American Legion Post No 191 in Webster City. He was a veteran of World War II and served with the Marines in the Pacific Theater.

Source: ancestry.com