Zitha A. Duncan
Zitha A. Duncan, age 92 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL.
She was born on Friday, October 11, 1918, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Robert E. and Milda A. (nee Welchlen) Mollet, Sr.
On Saturday, July 03, 1948, she married J. Walter Duncan who passed away on October 20, 1970.
She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. She was also a member of IUE CAW Local 84840 Union at Basler Electric.
Zitha was born and reared in Highland, IL. She attended St. Paul Schools. She was the Valedictarian at St. Paul High School, Class of 1936. She worked at Molton Bartley Shoe Factory in Highland; Hamilton & Brown Shoe Factory in St. Louis; Started April 1966 at Basler Electric in Highland and retired December of 1996. She was an avid Cardinal's Baseball fan and High School Basketball fan and enjoyed watching racing at local tracks.
Brother - William J. "Bill" Mollet, Highland, IL
Nephew - James E. (Jackie) Mollet, Highland, IL
Nephew - Alan W. (Cathy Quatto) Mollet, Las Vegas, NV
Niece - Denise A. Kruckeberg, Edwardsville, IL
Niece - Michele A. Brindley, Plano, TX
Niece - Diane (Michael) Sheffield, Decatur, IL
Niece - Cheryl (James) Grant, Decatur, IL
Great Niece - Christine Scheffel
Great Nephew - Ken Kruckeberg
Great Niece - Lisa (Ken) Schoeck
Great Nephew - Christopher (Dana) Brindley
Great Nephew - Shaun Sheffield
Great Niece - Bobbie Tatum
Great Great Niece - Mackenzie Schoeck
Great Great Nephew - Nicholas Schoeck
Great Great Niece - Faith Brindley (twin)
Great Great Nephew - Vance Brindley (twin)
Step Daughter - Jean F. Grotefendt, Miramar, FL
Step Son - Earl W. (Bernice) Duncan, Highland, IL
Step Grandchild - Sue H. Baker, Breese, IL
Step Grandchild - David E. (Laurie) Duncan, Woodbridge, VA
Step Grandchild - Judy L. Capaldo, Miramar, FL
Step Great Grandchildren - Seven
She was preceded in death by:
Husband - J. Walter Duncan, died 10/20/1970
Father - Robert E. Mollet, Sr., died 5/21/1968
Mother - Milda A. Mollet nee Welchlen, died 2/6/1991
Brother - Robert E. Mollet, Jr., died 7/11/1999
Sister - Beulah Humpler, died 2/25/2004
Sister - Evelyn A. "Satch" Mollet, died 7/31/1997
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 09, 2011, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL.
Funeral mass will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 09, 2011, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Rev. Fr. Charles A. Edwards, Pastor, Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL officiating.
Interment will be at Keystone Cemetery in Saint Jacob, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Vincent De Paul Society; St. Paul Education Foundation; Masses; Right To Life.
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