Duane E. Linscott, 65, of Mt. Morris, passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, at home with family by his side. Duane was born October 11, 1950, in Rochelle, the son of Ronald and Mildred K. (Henert) Linscott. On August 4, 1973, in Oregon, IL he was united in marriage to Margaret M. Reimer.
Duane retired from the now Verizon Phone Company after 30 years. He, his brothers and other family delivered the paper for Dixon Telegraph for over 26 years continuously. Duane was a Boy Scout with the Ashton Troop and was a true patriot in every sense of the word. He was devoted to his the community of Ogle County serving as a police officer for over 42 years with various townships. Duane loved his family, his job and his true Commander and Chief, the Lord, he did it His way.
Survivors include wife Margaret; daughter Angela (Trevor) Ryks of North Carolina; son Duane Daniel Linscott of Byron; sister Donna H. (Bill) Chick of PawPaw; brother Alan Linscott of Dixon; 5 grandchildren Alexander, Andrew, Vallory, Landon and Charity Ryks of North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Darrell G. Linscott.
Private services will be held at a later date.
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