Loren Blain Duncan Sr.

June 18, 1931October 3, 2012

Loren Blain Duncan, Sr., 81of Iola, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the College Station Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, October 8, 2012 at Memorial Funeral Chapel in College Station. A funeral service is scheduled for 11:30a.m., Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande, College Station. A graveside service is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, with full military honors.

He was born June 18, 1931 in Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia, the son of Lewis Mannan Duncan Sr. and Georgia Edna (Johnson) Duncan. Loren proudly served in the Navy and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. By trade, he was an aircraft electrician and retired from Pan-American World Airways after many dedicated years of service. Loren was active in his community, and a friend to all. He volunteered his time advocating for improved roads in Grimes County and was a member of the American Legion, Earl Graham Post 159 in Bryan, where he served on the Honor Guard.

Loving husband, father, grandfather and greatgrandfather, he will be dearly missed by many. Survivors include his wife, Sandra (Earle) Duncan; his first wife and mother of his children, Freda M. Duncan; 5 children, Loren Blain Duncan, Jr., Teresa Rose Trenck, Cheryl Lynne Minchew and her husband John, Holly Edna Duncan, and Laura Lee Gonzalez; and 3 step-children; a sister, Nancy Roberta Bright; 11 grandchildren and 9 step-grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and one step- great-grandchild.

The family would like to thank Dr. Erin Fleener and her staff for the care special care given to Mr. Duncan and his family.

In lieu of flowers, you may donate to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or the American Cancer Society.


  • Visitation Monday, October 8, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 9, 2012
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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Keke Jacksin

October 13, 2012

Mr. Loren i'm gonna miss you dearly. Words can't express how I feel. I enjoyed every visit when you came to McAlister's Deli. RIP

Frank Kocman

October 9, 2012

Loren Duncan. A Gentleman, a Family man, a true Patriot and my friend. I salute you. Because of your military service in the Korean Conflict, we are a free Nation today.

The American Legion, Earl Graham Post 159

October 8, 2012

To express our deep sympathy to you on your loss. We thank Loren for serving our country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. We thank you for being a member of the American Legion as well as the Legion Honor Guard. Loren we thank your son for the donation of the Blaizers to the Honor Guard. Because of your service & other young men & women we have our freedom in this great country.

your number one (sherri)

October 8, 2012

Papa - you were one of the greatest men I've ever known. You made me feel like I mattered and I always knew how proud you were of me. I hope you knew how much i loved you and how special you were to me. I love you so very much and i will miss you terribly.

Susan Naile. Looney

October 8, 2012

All of our love to all of you !! He will be missed ! Thank you Uncle Loren for being so important in my life as I was growing up ! I'll always remember my time in Miami with you EeEe and my awesome cousins ... Love to all of you...

mary & clyde flesher

October 8, 2012

will never forget you