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Article Title: Pike Press
Article Date: February 27 2008
Article Description: Obit of Duff, Frank E.
Frank E. Duff, 83, of Washington died Thursday, February 7, 2008 at Methodist Medical
Center in Peoria.
He was born on May 20, 1924 in Pittsfield, to Ernest and Alice Pickup Duff. He was a 1942
graduate of Pittsfield High School.
Surviving is his brother, Everett (Marge) Duff of Salt Lake City, UT; his sister, Marian
Ebeck of Independence, Mo; four nieces and five nephews. He was preceded in death by his
parents, his wife, Ruby, a brother, Warren Duff of Pittsfield and a sister, Katherine
Offenbacher of Pittsfield.
Frank served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He worked as a janitor for Woodrow
Wilson Grade School in East Peoria. Frank was a 52-year member of the Illinois Masonic
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14, at Deiters Funeral Home in
Washington, where Masonic Rites will be accorded.
Visitation was held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Graveside services
were at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield.
Memorials may be made to the Scottish Rite Learning Center in Peoria
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