Michael Noel Duer

March 30, 1963 ~ February 1, 2018 (age 54)

Michael Duer, age 54, of Kendallville, died unexpectedly on Thursday, February 1, 2018 in Spencerville, Indiana.  Mike was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on March 30, 1963 to the late Jerry Duer and Lillian Joyce “Lee” (Hawkins) Kropp.  He graduated from East Noble High School in 1981 and was a delivery driver for Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Archway, and Brown & Sons. Most recently, he drove for P.A.M. Trucking. 

Survivors include:
Son, Brad Duer of Fort Wayne.
Step father, David Kropp of Avilla.
Brother, Steven Duer of North Carolina.
Step brother, Joel Kropp of North Carolina.
Four nieces: Candace, Andrea, Allison, and Sara.
Aunts, Deloris Violet of Springfield, Ohio; Barbara Zimmer and Ruth Anne Walp both of Chicago, Illinois.
Uncle, Tom Hawkins of Fort Wayne.
He was also preceded by a daughter, Angela Duer in 1986.

Visitation will be held Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Messiah Lutheran Church, Wolcottville, Indiana with Pastor Herbert Gerken officiating the funeral service.  There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the funeral service. 
Memorial donations may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville.

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