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Duane L. Hafeman

September 28, 1941 — December 17, 2022

Tomahawk

Duane L. Hafeman

Duane L. Hafeman, 81, Tomahawk, former Wausau area resident passed away peacefully Saturday, December 17 at the Aspirus Tomahawk Hospital, Tomahawk, WI. Duane was born September 28, 1941, in Wausau, Wisconsin to the late Leonard and Gladys (Nelson) Hafeman. He married Sandra L. (Clairmore) in 1963 at trinity Lutheran Church, Wausau and she preceded him in death on August 14, 2010. Duane worked as a general laborer at MBX Packaging Specialists, Wausau for 46 years until his retirement in 2010.

Duane was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Wausau. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Duane enjoyed cheering on the Green Bay Packers, playing BINGO and the occasional trips to the casino.

He is survived by his three sons: Randall (Jennifer), Ron and Steve Hafeman all of Wausau, two granddaughters: Katlynn (Austin) Kaiser of Mosinee and Ashley Hafeman of Wausau, step-grandsons: Jessie and Justin Godfrey of Wausau, great-granddaughter: Avery Kaiser of Mosinee, three brothers: Rodney (Patti) of Wausau, Lenny (Allison) both of Wausau and Scott (Karen) Hafeman of Rothschild. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Duane is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and brother Jerry Hafeman.

Services for Duane will be held at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 21 at the Helke Funeral Home, Wausau with Rev. Timothy Smith officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. until the time of services at the funeral home on Wednesday. Burial will take place at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Duane’s family that will be designated at a later date. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Riverview Health Services for the wonderful care that was given to their father.

Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements
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