We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Elkhart Cremation Services
ELKHART-Duane Watts, 66, passed away June 6, 2022, at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born February 27, 1956, in South Bend.
On May 22, 1982 he married Norene Miller; she survives along with a daughter, Crystal (Clifton) Rivers, 2 grandchildren, Rowan, Roselda and another on the way. Also surviving are 2 sisters, Nancy Watts and Anita Kopetski.
He was preceded by his mother, Virginia Railsback-Watts, 3 grandchildren, Robin, Skyler and Genevieve.
Duane was a train enthusiast that enjoyed watching the trains as well as collecting model trains. He would often gaze at the birds through his windows, do sudoku puzzles, was quick witted, and a true master at telling jokes. He will be remembered as being the rock of his family, a strong husband, loving father, amazing grandpa, wonderful brother, and a genuine friend to many others.
A Memorial Service will be Tuesday June 14, 2022 with visitation at 2:00 pm, service 3:00 pm at the Salvation Amry Church in Goshen, In.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Salvation Army of Elkhart.
Elkhart Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.