Obituaries – July 9, 2012
Duane Douglas Daily, 71, of Manhattan, passed away at the Good Shepherd Hospice House on Saturday, July 7, 2012.
Duane was born in Great Bend, KS on October 11, 1940, a son of the late Viona Ruth (Brenn) and Harold Amos Daily. He graduated from Abilene High School in 1958, from KSU with BS in 1962 and in 1979 with a Masters of Education.
Duane moved to Manhattan from Herrington where he taught speech, debate and English. Upon arriving here in Manhattan he taught Speech & Debate at the Junior High from 1968 to 1980, then at the Manhattan High School where he taught speech. Duane was retired from USD 383, Manhattan.
He was a former member & county chairman of the Kansas Arabian Hourse club, a former member and Board of Directors for the Flint Hills Competative Trail Riders, Former Board of Directors for UNA-USA, Board of Directors for American Field Service (AFS), KNEA, NEA; traveled to Egypt with the 4-H Youth Exchange; Listed in the “Who’s Who in American Teachers in 1992.
Duane is survived by a son, Jeffrey Allen, husband of Lisa Daily, of Manhattan, KS; two sisters, Lynda Arnold widow of Don, of Wichita, KS; Leah Doyle, wife of Tom, of Granbury, TX; and 4 Grandchildren, Kalee Daily, Courtney Daily, Koby Daily, and Dillon Ruthstrom.
He is also survived by AFS exchange students LucValentin and wife Kira and son Leonce of Manhattan; Daniel Kaleja wife of Yvonne, daughters Lenja & Malia of Germany; Eymeric Giraux of France; Cedric Allard of France; Feliz Garzynski of France; Karl Oeschger of Switzerland.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan.
Family request donations to American Field Service (AFS) – Manhattan Chapter or the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan, and may be sent to the funeral home.
For more information or to send an email condolence you can visit irvinparkview.com