Russell Stevens Duke, 65, of Orem, died Wednesday, october 24, 1990 at the East Lake Care Center in Provo.
He was born July 2, 1925 in Provo, Utah, a son of Leo and Agnes Stevens Duke. He married Arlena H. Atwood December 4, 1954 in Provo, Utah. He graduated from Provo High School in 1943. He joined the Navy and was stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines. He worked for Mountain Fuel for 34 years retiring in December of 1982. He was a member of the Utah County Sheriff's Posse for several years. He loved horses, camping snowmobiling, golf, Alaska, and traveling.He is survived by his wife of Orem; two daughters and one son, Mrs. Jim (Jannette) Jensen, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Joe (Darlene) Reidhead, Durango, Colorado; Robert L. Atwood, Orem; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Lynn (LaRee) Bell, Orem.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27, at 11 a.m. in the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State, Orem. Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the mortuary. Burial will be in the Orem City Cemetery with full military rites being conducted by VFW District #4.
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