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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 11, 2016

Kathryn L. Duncan

Dec 01, 2016

Kathryn L. Duncan, 98, of Salem, died on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Park Place Elder Living Center, in Mt. Pleasant.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., at the Hillsboro Christian Church, with Rev. David Callen officiating. Burial will follow in the Hillsboro Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at the Murphy Funeral Home, of Mt. Pleasant, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., that evening.

Memorials may be directed to the Hillsboro Christian Church or to the Hillsboro Fire Department in her memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murphyfuneralandmonuments.com. Murphy Funeral Home, of Mt. Pleasant, is handling the arrangements.

Duncan was born on July 19, 1918, near Batavia, the daughter of Samuel and Vernie (Maring) Kitchen. She was united in marriage to Fred Duncan on March 10, 1936, in Palmyra, Mo.

She worked with her husband on the farm and raised her family.

She enjoyed volunteering at various organizations, and going to garage sales, Goodwill and Branson.

She was a member of the Hillsboro Christian Church.

Duncan is survived by her daughter, Patricia Summers of Salem; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great- great-grandson; and her brother, Jim Kitchen, of Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one great- grandson; five brothers, Paul, Gerald, Billy, Donald and Sammy; and five sisters, Florence, Nellie, Neva, Geraldine and Barb.

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