Susan B. Duke


(July 31, 2006)

Susan B. Duke, 76, died Monday, July 31 at the New Horizons Care Center in Lovell.

She was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Garland, Utah and grew up in Brigham City, Utah.

She married James Duke on Feb. 8, 1947. In 1956, they moved to Elko, Nev., where they owned and ran a cafe while raising their four children.

Sue enjoyed painting, quilting and collecting antiques. She and Jim restored old furniture in their retirement years. In 2001, they moved to Powell to be closer to family.

Survivors include three daughters, Diana (Tom) Harrison of Powell, Bonnie (Milton Jordan) Duke of Fernley, Nev., and Donna (Greg) Duke-Koelfgen of New Braunfels, Texas; her grandchildren, Marc and Jennifer Harrison of Powell, Angela Harrison of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Quinn and Jayley Koelfgen of New Braunfels, Texas; her great-grandson, Jak Harrison of Ann Arbor, Mich.; and her siblings, Max (Leah) Baugh of Brigham City, Utah, Burt (linda) Baty of Ogden, Utah, and Adele (Tom) Burton of Brigham City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Duke; her son, Max Duke; and her grandson, Jeffrey Harrison.

Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 4 at Burns Funeral Home in Elko, Nev. Interment will be in the Burns Memorial Garden.

She was caring, modest and sweet. She will be missed and treasured.