Francis Hubert Duquaine
Friday, July 05, 2013 10:01 PM
Francis Hubert Duquaine, 87, of Peshtigo, passed away on July 3, 2013, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay. Born on July 22, 1925, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Kennedy) Duquaine.
Francis was drafted into the United States Navy in September of 1943 and served in the Pacific during World War II until June 1, 1946. In 1947, after returning from service, he operated Duquaine's Super Market in Crivitz. On November 5, 1949, he married the former Helen Janik at St. Victor's Catholic Church in Calumet City, Ill. In 1973 ,he moved to Peshtigo and opened and operated Duquaines' Super Market until his retirement in 1986. Francis was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Peshtigo and the American Legion in Crivitz.
Francis is survived by his wife, Helen; three sons: Tim (Marcia) Duquaine of De Pere, Michael Duquaine of Peshtigo and Steve (Karen) Duquaine of Belgium, Wis.; a daughter, Marilyn Duquaine of De Pere; five grandchildren: Bob (Vanessa), Matt (Lori), Stephanie, Alex and Jordan; four great-grandchildren: Natalie, Ivianna, Corinne, and Elizabeth; two sisters: Kathleen (Gene) Walters and Monica (George) Morin; a sister-in-law, Polly Duquaine; mother-in-law, Angeline Janik. Francis was preceded in death by, his parents, two brothers: Donald and Dan; an infant sister, Lorretta and a sister, Mary Ellen.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 8, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Peshtigo (171 S. Wood Ave.) from 9 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Richard Allen officiating.
Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Crivitz at 2 p.m. with full military rites.
Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Mary Window Fund or St. Vincent DePaul.