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Tilton Donald Slug A. Duez, 81, of Tilton, Illinois passed away at 8:06 pm on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois surrounded by his family.

Donald was born May 10, 1936 in Danville, Illinois to Clement and Nora Isabelle Stephens Duez. Surviving are: his significant other: Joann Bunting of Tilton; one daughter: Ricki (Robert) Treadway of Tilton; two grandchildren: Jessica (Scott) Mitchell and Lindsay (Kyle) Borst; and three great-grandchildren: Amy Mitchell, Anna Mitchell, and Hadley Borst. He was preceded in death by his parents, eight brothers, and three sisters.

Donald graduated from Danville High School. He served in the US Army. He retired from Heatcraft in Danville, Illinois. He was the former president of the Local UAW #1271. He enjoyed playing softball, shooting trap, riding 4 wheelers, bowling, and was a jokester. He loved feeding the squirrels and spending time with his family.

A private family memorial service will be held. Robison Chapel, Catlin, Illinois is handling the arrangements. Online condolences at www.robisonchapel.com.
Published on July 7, 2017
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