Duane Henry Ast

September 21, 1940August 1, 2022
Obituary of Duane Henry Ast
Duane Henry Ast, passed away. on August 1, 2022 in Cheney KS at the age of 81 He was born in Goddard KS on September 21,1940 to Hubert Ast and Clara (Rausch) Ast. God blessed Duane and his wife of over 50 years June (Miller) Ast with 3 children,6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He worked at Detroit Diesel for the majority of his career as a transmission specialist. Serving in the Army National Guard fostered a hobby of building military aircraft and tank models. In the early years Duane enjoyed taking his family fishing and in his later years he enjoyed taking the grandchildren to Watson park to ride the ponies. His grandchildren also inspired a new hobby of photography. He is preceded in death by his parents, spouse, daughter, son, and granddaughter. He is survived by his son Duane (Peggy) Ast Jr grandchildren Mysti (Dustin) Noll, Desiree (Christopher) Foxwell, Miranda (David) Neff, Lindsay (Evan) Bryan, Denae (Jim) Beatrice and 9 great grandchildren. Brothers Ken (Ruby) Ast, Terry (Mary Ann) Ast, Randy (Kelsey) Ast and Sisters Joan Edson, Jean Hein, Jane Blick, Judy (Jim) Graves, and June (Leroy) Anderson. A visitation will be from 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Monday, August 8th, 2022 at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, 201 S. Hydraulic, Wichita, KS 67211. The funeral service will take place, also at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt, beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, 1640 N. Maize Rd Wichita, KS 67212. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate in Duane's memory to Country Care Hospice, 104 N. Steen St., Mount Hope, KS 67108.

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  • Hubert Ast (Clara (Rausch) Ast) Father (deceased)
  • Clara (Rausch) Ast (Hubert Ast) Mother (deceased)
  • June (Miller) Ast Wife (deceased)
  • Christine Ann Ast-Chapmon Daughter (deceased)
  • Brian Ast Son (deceased)
  • Duane Ast, Jr. (Peggy Ast) Son

  • Kenny Ast Pallbearer
  • Kelly Ast Pallbearer
  • Jason Ast Pallbearer
  • David Neff Pallbearer
  • Evan Bryan Pallbearer
  • Jim Beatrice Pallbearer

  • Country Care Hospice 104 N. Steen St., Mount Hope, KS 67108

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Monday, August 08, 2022

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Monday, August 08, 2022

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