Archive for Thursday, April 12, 2001

Duane A. Deo

April 12, 2001

Duane A. Deo

1946-2001

Services for Duane Allyn Deo, 54, Shawnee, were Thursday, April 5, at First Baptist Church of Shawnee. Burial was in Greenfield, Iowa, with services at United Methodist Church of Greenfield.

Mr. Deo died Monday, April 2, 2001, at his home.

He was born Dec. 25, 1946, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Derwin A. Deo and Dorothy F. (Carpenter) Deo.

Mr. Deo was Chairman of the Board of De Soto Youth Ministries, Inc., and was involved in caring for area teens.

Survivors include his wife, Lea Deo, of the home; two sons, Ryan Deo and Chris Deo; his father and stepmother, Derwin and Rose Deo; three sisters, Jana Reints, Julie Herrick, and Lori Connors; and a granddaughter.

His mother, Dorothy Deo, died in 1994. A sister also died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to De Soto Youth Ministries, P.O. Box 545, De Soto, KS 66018.

Amos Family Funeral Home, Lenexa, was in charge of local arrangements.

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