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Doris Duke age 89, of Portland passed away on Wednesday May 27, 2020 in the Harrison Terrace Nursing Home in Indianapolis of the COVID Virus. She was born April 8, 1931 in Portland the daughter of William and Edna (Derrickson) Gierhart. She was married on April 16, 1949 to Cledus Duke and he died on February 29, 2000. She was retired from Standard Brush and Broom in Portland, attended Sugar Grove Nazarene Church, member of Busy Bees Home Extension and enjoyed bowling and quilting.
Surviving are three sons Larry Duke of Portland, Jeff Duke of Portland and Chris Duke (Companion Stephen Graf) of Indianapolis, three daughters Linda Shaner (husband Ron) of Rossburg, Ohio, Tina Paxson (husband Max) of Bryant and Jill Hardin (husband Robert) of Albany, one brother Richard Gierhart (wife Carolyn) of Portland, one sister Mona Fairfield of Portland, Ten grandchildren and Thirteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son Danny.
Funeral services will be Monday June 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery in Pennville. Visitation will be Monday from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Memorials can be made to the choice of the donor.