ATLANTIC - Duane Alvin Gidel was born September 26, 1958 in Lake City, Iowa, the fourth child of Don and Betty Gidel. He died of a heart attack on February 7, 2013 at the age of 54 in Atlantic, Iowa. Duane was a 1978 graduate of Lake City High School where he participated in track, cross-country and football. He also served as team manager for the basketball team. He was a member of both 4-H and the Future Farmers of America. After graduation, he worked at the Lanesboro COOP elevator.
Duane was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include two brothers, Jerry (Susan) of Chicago and Roger of Lake City, and a sister Colleen Kaiser(John) and three nephews, Justin, Jason and Joshua Kaiser of Manheim, Penn.
Visitation will be 4:30-7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 16 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 17 at the Lanesboro United Methodist Church with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Rockwell City. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to Opportunity Living in Lake City.