Duane Eleeson, age 81 of Wichita, KS, formerly of Philip, SD, died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, in Wichita, KS.
He was a wonderful, loving family man and a dedicated and caring friend. Duane Herman Eleeson was born in Philip, SD, on June 30, 1928, to Herman and Ida (Christenson) Eleeson. Their parents had immigrated from Norway and homesteaded in Haakon County.
He married Elaine Van Ourkerk, his high school sweetheart, and to this union were born to children, Linda J. Upton and Bruce D. Eleeson.