Page — Duane Henry Dorr, 96, of Page, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 at the Sutherland Care Center in Sutherland.

Visitation was held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at the Page United Methodist Church in Page.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at the church in Page.

Burial was in the Page Cemetery in Page with military honors provided by the Page American Legion Post 315.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice in Duane's name.

Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill was in charge of the arrangements.

Duane was born on June 4, 1925 in Holt County to Henry and Anna (Homolka) Dorr. He was born and raised in Holt County, graduating from Page High School in 1942. He then served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from Oct. 28, 1943 to Oct. 28, 1945, during WWII.  

He married Lorraine French on Dec. 21, 1946 in Page, and they raised four children Caroline, David, Brian and Anne.

Duane earned degrees from Wayne State Teachers College and the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Duane was educated in language and literature and enjoyed books and poetry.  

He was also a lifelong outdoorsman, enjoying traveling, camping, sailing, woodcutting, hunting and improving pastureland.  

For 30 years, Duane and Lorraine made a home in Lapeer, MI. Duane provided for his family while enjoying a career as an instructor and administrator at the Flint Junior College in Flint, MI. Duane and Lorraine returned to Page in 1987 before Lorraine passed in 2010.

Duane is survived by his three children David (Cynthia Peck) Dorr of Grand Rapids, MI, Brian (Stephanie) Dorr of North Platte and Anne Dorr (Sinan) Toprak of Ann Arbor, MI; one son in law Donald Tardiff of Taunton, MA; one sister-in-law Bette (Robert) Frels of Hershey; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother Henry Wayne (Aletha) Dorr of Knox City, MO; and special friend Jackie Reinertson of Davison, MI.

He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Anna (Homolka) Dorr; his wife Lorraine Dorr; one daughter Caroline Tardiff; one brother, three sisters and an infant brother.    

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