Banker , E.DUANE 11/19/1938 - 3/1/2019 Duane Banker passed peacefully Friday, March 1, 2019, at the age of 80, at his current residence of Bickford Cottage in Portage.He previously lived in Scotts, MI on Pickerel Lake for many years with his late wife Gail (Artley). Also preceded in death by former wife Donna (Findley), Mother Mildred (Tobey), Father Estil Banker, Sister Shirley Williams, Son in Law Drew Bockstanz, grandson Patrick Siscoe and grandson Nathaniel Jeffries.He is survived by his sister Joann Vrobel, his Daughters Sue Bockstanz, Brenda Siscoe, and Connie (Herb) Jefferies. His Step Children John Spiker and Susan (Neil) Farrell. Further survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and son from another mother and father Tim Welsh. Duane was a veteran of the Navy, worked for Hatfield Electric and retired from DMS Electric. He and Gail enjoyed many years on Pickerel Lake and in Port Charlotte, Florida. He also enjoyed his time golfing with friends. Private family services will be held 3/07/2019.
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