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John Martin Duffin

John Martin Duffin

Male 1915 - 2002  (86 years)

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  • Name John Martin Duffin 
    Born 18 Dec 1915  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 2002  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21632  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2013 

    Father Owen Ridgely Duffin,   b. 12 Mar 1882, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1943, Kingman, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Retta May Messenger,   b. 29 Jan 1883, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1976, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1903  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John M. Duffin, 86, died June 11, 2002 at the Kingman Community Hospital. Mr. Duffin was born Dec. 18, 1915 in Kingman, Kan., to the late Dr. O. R. and Retta (Messinger) Duffin. A lifetime resident of Kingman, he was manager of Anawalt-Campbell Lumber Co. until it closed in 1967. He retired as purching agent for the Don Dye Co. in 1995. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

      On Oct. 19, 1940, he married Mabel K. Biggs at Kingman. Preceded in death by sisters, Fern Curry, Wanda Yoeman, Junia Duffin.

      Survivors: wife, Mabel; son, James of Kingman; daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Larry Smith of Wichita, Carolyn and Dennis O'Keefe of Goddard, Dr. Kay Duffin of Albuquerque; grandchilren, Scott Smith, Suzanne Smith Neville, Steve Smith, Dennis O'Keefe Jr., Patrick O'Keefe, Eric Duffin; five great-grandchildren. The Wichita Eagle, Kingman, KS.