Beams Funeral Home


Katherine L. Duncan

January 22, 1929January 4, 2021

Katherine L. “Katie” Duncan, age 91, of Fremont, Indiana passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Angola, Indiana.

She was born on January 22, 1929 in Ray, Indiana to Lloyd and Gertrude (Greenlee) Gary, they preceded her in death.

Katie graduated from Fremont High School in 1947. She also attended International Business College in Fort Wayne.

She married Clair H. Duncan on December 22, 1976. He preceded her in death on November 12, 2005.

Katie served as treasurer of the Fremont Community School Corporation for 26 years.

She was a member of the Fremont American Legion Cassel Post 257 Auxiliary, the Pokagon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and enjoyed playing cards, traveling, word puzzles, her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Jackie (Jim) Skelton of Fremont, Indiana, Linda (Glen) Foster of Fremont, Indiana, and Angie (Mike) Shaffer of Pleasant Lake, Indiana, step-children, Pam (Lee) Vetsch, and Dennis (Kay) Duncan, grandchildren, Tony (Jamie) Foster of Fremont, Indiana, Heather (Ron) Weidenhamer of Fremont, Indiana, Emily Skelton of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Michael (April) Shaffer of Hudson, Indiana, and Shannon (Chad) McKibben of Fremont, Indiana, and great-grandchildren, Ryleigh Weidenhamer, Tory Foster, Baileigh Weidenhamer, Olivia Dornbush, Kaylob Shaffer, Shayla Shaffer, Aiden Dornbush, Cameron McKibben, Carter McKibben, and Zoe McKibben.

Private Family Graveside Services will be held at Covenanter Cemetery, Fremont, Indiana. Rev. Jon Bruney will officiate the service.

Memorial donations in her memory may be directed to the Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County, or the Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Memory Care Unit.


  • Community Hummane Shelter of Steuben County
  • Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


  • Private Family Graveside Service


Katherine L. Duncan

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Jacqueline GODFREY

January 5, 2021

Jackie & Linda,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this most difficult time. May Katie Rest In Peace.
With sympathy,
Jackie Foster Godfrey

Heather Weidenhamer

January 4, 2021

Sleep in peace Grandma! You’ll be very much missed but will always live in our hearts and memories! Thank you for loving our family the way you did! Heaven knows no time, so until I see you again hug Grandpa for me and know that I love you!