Feb. 18, 1950-March 6, 2013
PINE BLUFFS – Duane Lee Yeik, 63, of Pine Bluffs, died March 6 at his home.
He was born Feb. 18, 1950 in Laramie, the son of Calvin D. and Lois Ann (Clary) Yeik.
Mr. Yeik was raised on his parents’ farm at Hawk Springs.
After his graduation from Torrington High School in 1968, he joined the U.S. Navy. Upon completion of his service, he lived in the Cheyenne, Pine Bluffs area until his death.
At the time of his death, he worked for AmeriGas at the Egbert plant.
He was a member of the Pine Bluffs Baptist Church of which he was a former trustee. He was also a member of the Gate City Lodge No. 32 AF&AM.
He is survived by his mother, Lois Ann Yeik of Torrington; two sisters, Sherry McElwain of Fort Collins, Colo., and Gail Nordby of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Also surviving is his companion, Judy Reed of Pine Bluffs.
He was preceded in death by his father, Calvin, his grandparents and numerous aunts and uncles.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pine Bluffs Baptist Church with Pastor Dan DeBruyn officiating. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Schrader Funeral Home.
Friends who wish may contribute to the Pine Bluffs Baptist Church in his name. Online condolences may be left at www.schraderfuneral.com.
All services are under the direction of Schrader Funeral Home.
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