Duane Eugene Lau

May 6, 1932 ~ October 20, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Duane E. Lau, age 90, of Cushing, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at the Heartland Care Center of Marcus.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church of Cushing with the Pastor Jon Montgomery officiating.  Burial will be at the Arlington Cemetery of Moville.  A visitation will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville.  

Duane Eugene Lau was born May 6, 1932 to Lucille Lau in Moville, Iowa.  After high school he joined the U.S. Navy and spent four years aboard the USS Badoeng Strait during the Korean War. After being discharged from the service he started work lugging beef at the packing house.

Duane was united in marriage to Beth Steffe on June 6, 1954.  They moved to a farm in Correctionville in 1972 and started a dairy herd.  They sold the dairy herd in 1981.  Duane and Beth retired to Cushing in 2007.

Duane is survived by his wife, Beth; sons, Ronald (Cathy), Bradley and Marty (Jo); ten grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Don and sister, DeAune and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucille; step-father, Leonard Uhl; sister, Delores and brothers, Derick and Dan.

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October 24, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
4245 U.S. Hwy. 20
Correctionville, IA 51016

Funeral Service
October 25, 2022

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
200 Hill St
Cushing, IA 51018

October 25, 2022

Arlington Cemetery

Moville, IA 51039


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