We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Weber Funeral Home
Dan A. Duncan, age 72, of Delphos passed away on Friday, July 8, 2022, at his residence. He was born September 17, 1949, in Van Wert to Junior Claire and Patricia (Bagley) Duncan who both preceded him in death. On July 24, 1976, Dan married Mary Jo Lauer who survives in Delphos.
Also surviving are his two daughters, Dani Duncan of Delphos and Jenn (Beau) Lilley of Wooster, OH. Dan is also survived by a brother, Don (Sue) Duncan of Convoy and a sister Deb (Steve) Faul of Lima; three sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, four nieces and three nephews, and his special niece Aimee and nephew Patrick. Dan loved all his fur babies, especially Manny.
Dan was a 1967 graduate of Crestview High School. He then graduated from B.G.S.U. in 1971 with a Bachelor of Music degree. He taught in the Cleveland area for a year before returning to this area to teach music at Delphos St. John’s High School in the fall of 1972, holding that position until 1978. He then went to work at K and M Tire retiring in 2015 after 27 years. He also worked for the Delphos E.M.S. and was instrumental in starting the program. Dan was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Delphos Eagles serving as secretary for several years, and was an American Legion social member. Dan directed and truly loved the Delphos St. John Alumni Band for over 20 years. He took the band to perform in the 1994 Indy 500 parade and they also played for a Cincinnati Reds game in 1995. He started coaching and was involved in the girls’ summer softball leagues in both junior and senior high. Dan loved following all of his girls’ activities especially volleyball where he announced their games. Dan dearly loved spending time with his family, especially in the backyard pool or their vacations at the beach. Happy Trails!
Friends may call on Wednesday, July 13, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at Weber Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth Street, Delphos. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, July 14, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John’s Band Boosters.