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Duane Alan Samsel, 59, of Peoria, IL passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Peoria.
He was born May 20, 1957 in Peoria to Richard and Delores Samsel and they preceded him in death.
Surviving are his sons, Ryan Samsel, USMC and Austin Samsel (and America Garcia)of Peoria; his longtime companion, Kristine Durham and her daughters, Samantha and Elizabeth Durham; four grandchildren; his sister, Lynn Moddelmog; and his pets, Sissy, Sassy and Rosie.
Duane was the second generation owner and operator of Samsel's Outdoor Service Inc. in Peoria and he worked hard every day taking care of his clients.
He frequented the YMCA in Peoria and was a supporter of the Wounded Warriors Project.
Duane will be remembered for his uncomparable generosity, passion for fishing, love of classic cars, and his prolific use of sticky notes. He took great pride in and enjoyed mowing his yard.
Funeral services will be held at 5:00 pm Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel, 1203 W Garfield Ave. in Bartonville.
Visitation will follow the service 6:00-7:30 pm Monday also at the chapel.
Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warriors Project.