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Obituary: Duane Francis Philipps

Duane was born March 11, 1938, in Conrad, Montana
Posted: 9:53 AM, Mar 06, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-06 11:53:08-05
Duane Francis Philipps

Duane Francis Philipps, 81, passed away in Great Falls, MT on February 29, 2020.

Duane was born March 11, 1938, in Conrad, Montana where he grew up farming, hunting, and fishing. He was the son of Frank and Leona Philipps. He lost his mother at a young age and then gained his step-mother Josephine.

He married Karen Carlson November 11, 1967. He served in the United States Army for several years and spent most of his working life as a meat cutter, most of which was with Buttrey’s Foods. In his retirement years he enjoyed driving a pilot truck for Torgerson’s equipment in Great Falls.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1410 13th Street South, with a reception following at Schnider Funeral Home, 1510 13th Street South.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the O'Connor Funeral Home website.