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Duane A. Kobielush

Duane A. Kobielush Duane A. Kobielush


Duane Allan Kobielush, 70, of Traverse City, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at The Villa at Traverse Point. A funeral service took place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19 with visitation starting at 10 a.m. at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, 305 Sixth St., Traverse City, MI 49684.

Duane was born on Feb. 25, 1949 in Westboro to the late Alfred and Emily (Zutavern) Kobielush. He married the love of his life, Diane Poniatowski, on Sept. 2, 1978 in Denver, Colo. and she survives. He enjoyed watching college football and was a huge Wisconsin Badgers fan. He was also a fan of the Milwaukee Brewers.

Duane is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Diane; two sisters, Marleen (Jerry) Vogt and Debera Kobielush; and a brother, Calvin Kobielush.

Duane was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Eleanor Ditmars.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial donation to the American Cancer Society.

Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Duane’s family at his tribute page at www.

The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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