O. DUANE STEWART, 70, of New Haven, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born Nov. 16, 1942, in Orland, Ind., he was the son of the late Oscar and Rosie Stewart. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. and retired from General Electric after 38 years. He married Terri Stewart on July 23, 1977; she survives. Together they raised four daughters and a son. He enjoyed fishing, reading, gardening, spending time with his grandsons, and watching Purdue basketball. Also Surviving are his children, Kimberly Lau, Melissa (Steve) Lucio, Kristie (David) Klages, and Jeremy Duane Stewart; and grandsons, Aaron Lau and Jobe Carmona. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Hagan. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Pastor Eric Pio officiating. Calling also from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial in Concordia Cemetery Gardens, Fort Wayne. For online condolences, please visit harperfuneralhome.com

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