Duane Edward LaPlante

Duane Edward LaPlante

January 27, 1942 - September 12, 2017

Duane Edward LaPlante, 75, of Lincoln, passed away September 12, 2017. Duane was born January 27, 1942, in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, to Edward and Charlotte (Beckstrom) LaPlant. Auto technician for 46 years. Duane owned and ran his own archery business, Arrow Rest Archery, where he enjoyed sport archery and bowhunting. He was an avid and very accomplished woodworker. He was a member of St. John of Kronstadt Orthodox Church in Lincoln where he built the Iconostas. Family members include his wife of 56 years, Judith; daughter, Claudette Smith of Hickman, her children Dylan and Gwen Arthur; son, Christopher (Deborah) LaPlante of Ceresco, their children, Alexander and Amanda LaPlante; daughter, Jennifer (Craig) Anderson of Lincoln, their children, Michael, Rosemary and Jacob Anderson; He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Myron; sister, Darlene; and sons-in-law, James Douglass and Andrew Smith. Funeral service to be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 16, at Roper and Sons Funeral Home, 4300 O St, Lincoln. Burial will be in the Greenwood Memorial Cemetery, Greenwood. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m., Friday, September 15, at Roper and Sons, 4300 O St., with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the family for a future designation. Condolences online at Roperandsons.com.

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