Monday, December 20, 2010

William Francis Duncan, 1901-1952

Northwest Arkansas Times - 22 December 1952
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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  Rogers [Special] -- William Francis Duncan, member of the Rogers City Council, died at 1 o'clock this morning [22 December 1952] in the Rogers Memorial Hospital after an illness of about three months.  He was born in [Johns Township], Appanoose County, Iowa, [on 21 February 1901], son of Francis [Marion] and Delilah McCurn [McKern] Duncan, and came to Rogers in 1936 from Illinois. He had been general sales supervisor of Consolidated Product Company, Danville, IN, for the past 19 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a Shriner. 
  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Irene [Dorothy Dugan] Duncan; a daughter, Patricia, of the home; a son, Howard Duncan of Liberal, Kan.; and four sisters: Mrs. B. O. Buck of Nuna [Numa], Iowa, and Mrs. O. L. Frye, Mrs. Joe Doinsetto [Ponsetto], and Mrs. William Brown, all of Jerome, Iowa.
  Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the Callison-Porter Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Alfred Gerdel, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery.
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  Note: According to OneWorldTree on Ancestry.com, William Francis Duncan married in September 1939 in Rogers, Arkansas, Irene Dorothy Dugan who was born 24 December 1917 in Montrose, Henry County, Missouri, daughter of Thomas Henry Dugan and Etta May Hendrick, and died 22 May 1980 in Springfield, Missouri.

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