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Stanley Duane King

May 18, 1939 — September 8, 2021

S. Duane "Rocky" King, age 82 of Covington, MI passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at his home.

He was born May 18, 1939 in Ishpeming, MI son of Joseph and Grace (Roberts) King. Duane graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1958. He played football for the Ishpeming Hematites in high school, proudly wearing #13, and still followed the team. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1959-1961, then continued his studies at NMU. He worked as a Lab Tech at NMU for 30 years, retiring in 1998. Duane met the love of his life Marlene Niemi and were marred on October 13, 1962 in Suomi Location. In 2011 they moved to Covington to be closer to his family.

Duane was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Ishpeming and a lifetime member of the Tomahawk Bowmen Archery Range where he competed in U.P. wide tournaments. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting guns, playing cribbage, and loved spending time with his grandson. Duane was an avid Detroit Lions fan and collected football cards with his grandson Jace.

Surviving are his wife Marlene King of Covington; daughter Jeanne (JR) Sikkila of Watton; grandchildren Jace Sikkila of Watton, Shelby (Tyler) Fredricks of Remus, MI; great grandchild Teagan Fredricks; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death are his parents, and brother Dennis King.

Visitation will be on Saturday, September 18th from 11-12 p.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Covington. His funeral service will be at 12 p.m. at the church with Rev. Richard Little officiating. Burial will be in the Covington Cemetery with the Baraga County Area Veterans conducting military honors. A luncheon will follow at the Covington VFW Post 8945.

Friends may sign Duane's guest book or send condolences at www.jacobsonfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Saturday, September 18, 2021

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bethany Lutheran Church

, Watton, MI 49970

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Funeral

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bethany Lutheran Church

, Watton, MI 49970

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Military Rites

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Starts at 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Luncheon

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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