Duane Lyle Raney, 84 or Alexandria, NE (formerly of Osborne, KS) passed away September 12, 2021, at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury, NE. Duane grew up on a farm in Osborne County Kansas and completed grades 1 - 12 in the Osborne School System.
Duane enlisted in the United States Army in 1955 & was stationed in France, Switzerland & in the U. S. In 1957, Duane left the Army & had 4 children: David Lynn, Connie Joanne, Tammy Dee & Kevin Duane.
On April 22, 1972, Duane was baptized at the United Methodist Church in Lincoln, NE. He was united in marriage to Melvina Pickett on August 5, 1972, and together they resided in Nebraska. Mel had one son, Patrick Delroy Boley.
Duane loved family gatherings, spending time with his family, & drinking coffee with the boys.
Duane is survived by his wife, Melvina: 4 children, Patrick (Sandy) Boley, David (Linda) Raney, Connie (Leland) Ward, Tammy (David) Gabel; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren: 5 great-great-grandchildren; & numerous nieces & nephews.
Duane is preceded in death by his parents, Flavion & Violet (Trexler) Raney; brother, Dean Raney; sisters, Wanda Walker & Sandra Ritter; son, Kevin Duane Raney; granddaughter, Dana Lynn Raney; & grandson, James Zipse.
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