Duane Arden ComportDuane Arden Comport, 89, of Minneapolis, Minn., loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, died peacefully at home on Oct. 20, 2012 after a brief illness.
Duane Arden Comport, 89, of Minneapolis, Minn., loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, died peacefully at home on Oct. 20, 2012 after a brief illness.
He was born on July 22, 1923 in St Croix Falls, Wis.
Duane served in World War II in the Air Force as a B24 navigator in the European Theater.
He is preceded in death by Edith, his beloved wife for 62 years, and his parents, Thomas and Signa Comport.
He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Jelan and Jim Heidelberg; son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Donna Comport; daughter-in-law Amy Comport; grandchildren and grandchildren-in-law, Jeff and Jessi Heidelberg, Cindy Heidelberg and Austin Kuchenbecker, Elizabeth Comport, Christie Heidelberg, and Stephanie Comport; great-grandchildren Jake and Ellie Heidelberg; brother and sister-in-law Thomas and Mary Comport; numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Jones-Harrison Assisted Living, Heartland Hospice, Fairview Home Care Services, and Abbott Northwestern Hospital for their compassion and teamwork in making Duane's last weeks peaceful and comfortable.
Memorials to Twin Cities Public Television preferred. Private memorial service planned.