Rupert L Duncan

May 29, 1921March 10, 2018

Rupert L. Duncan age 96 of Griffith, IN passed away March 10,2018, he is survived by two children Dean(Kathleen) Duncan, Donna (Bruce) Lord, eight grandchildren, several great- grandchildren, and great- great-grandchildren, many nieces & nephews. Preceded in death by wife Arline, son Arthur L. Duncan, granddaughter Laura Lord, one brother Clarence Duncan. Funeral services will be held Wednesday March 14, 2018 10:30 AM at Kuiper Funeral Home 9039 Kleinman RD (two blocks south of Ridge RD) Highland, IN Rev. Tim Powers officiating, burial Calumet Park Cemetery, friends may visit with the family on Tuesday March 13, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Rupert married Arline before leaving for WW II in 1943 where he was a bronze star recipient after his service was complete. Rupert and Arline moved to Griffith, IN, Rupert began working for American Steel Foundries, became an active and dedicated member on endless local committees and boards such as Griffith Methodist Church, school board president, little league president and the first president of Lake County Convention and Tourist Bureau. His children remember him as a loving family man, who most importantly centered his entire life around his precious grandchildren and great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Griffith United Methodist Church (44th Place and N. Cline Ave Griffith, IN 46319)


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Rupert L Duncan

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