Duane Traman


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Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Memorial services for Duane D. Traman, 59, of Davenport, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary chapel in Davenport.
Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
Mr. Traman passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the home of his brother and sister-in-law, Phillip and Shirley, in Rock Island.
Duane Dean Traman was born on Jan. 17, 1953, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Glenn and Mary Wagg Traman. On Jan. 6, 2006, he married Marjorie Fransen in Mason City, Iowa. She preceded him in death in 2008.
Duane enjoyed working on vehicles and was considered an electrical wiz when it came to electronic equipment. He loved music and watching movies.
He is survived by his siblings, Phillip (Shirley) Traman, Rock Island, Roger Traman, Ft. Madison, Iowa, Larry (Sue) Traman, Abingdon, Ill., Marilyn (John) Emerson, Texas, Sharon (Terry) Bernhart, Burlington, Iowa, Darlene Walker, Ft. Madison, Ronald Traman, Burlington, and Mark Traman, Burlington; a stepdaughter, Debbie (Pete) Jones, Mason City.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.Cunnick-Collins.com.












 



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