Nancy "Momma D." L. Duke
Nancy “Momma D” L. Duke, 76 of Springfield, died at 3:44 pm, Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Heritage Health Care. She was born January 17, 1938 in Springfield, to Louis L and Margaret Lorenz Loeser. She married Paul D. Duke on January 24, 1959 and he survives.
Also surviving are one daughter Pamela K. Duke of Scottville, IL; two sons, David P. (Rose) Duke of Bakersfield, CA and Steve P. (Dana) Duke of New Berlin, IL; four grandchildren, Morgan, Benjamin, Samuel and Kayden Duke; one aunt, Rita Broeker of Springfield; two uncles, Edgar and Al Loeser and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and several aunts and uncles preceded her in death.
Nancy was a diehard Cubs fan. She loved to fish, travel and visit Las Vegas. She was a long time supporter of Little League Baseball. She worked at Sangamo Electric and the State Journal Register, but primarily was a homemaker.
Memorial Gathering: 10 am – 1 pm, Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 1 pm, Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with John Standard from the Springfield Bible Church officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.