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Myrtle Jane Blayney Duncan
Widow of Chauncy Earl Duncan
Myrtle Jane Duncan, 88, died at there home Wednesday, April 24, 1974, after a brief illness.
She was born near Olin, July 8, 1885, the daughter of Henry and Mary Grafft Blayney. She received her education in the area schools and in March of 1903 was married to Earl Duncan and they made their home on a farm in Rome township.
Mr. Duncan (Chauncey Earl) preceded her in death in 1962. She is survived by a son, Ivan Duncan of Olin, two grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Grace Gilmore, of Des Moines. In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by a son Roscoe, and infant daughter, her parents, three brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services were held at the Goettsch Funeral home Saturday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Brown Garlock officiating. Interment was in the Green Center cemetery near Morley.
Casket bearers were Robert Duncan, Merle Meeks, Robert Powers, Richard Grafft, DeWayne Emerson and Darrel Blayney."

Submitted by: Liz Coleman
Source: Anamosa Journal, 30 April 1974


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