PIQUA - Duane O. "Doug" Page, 85, of Piqua, died at 2:22 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Piqua Manor.
He was born August 8, 1927, in Piqua, to the late Fred and Ina (Hufford) Page. He married Norma A. Kew on Nov. 21, 1953 in Fort Worth, Texas; she survives.
Mr. Page also is survived by four sons, Randal Page of Vergennes, Vt., Richard Page of Elizabeth, Colo., Robert (Inna) Page of Beavercreek, and Ronald (Natacha) Page of Mesa, Ariz.; and nine grandchildren, Danielle (Ross) Szlag, Richard, Kelsey, Brady, Katie, Jennifer, Michael, Amanda and Julie Page. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Page; and two sisters, Maxine Doss and Dorothea King.
Mr. Page was a 1945 graduate of Piqua Central High School and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his time of service in the Navy, he attended Valparaiso Technical Institute. He worked first for the University of Dayton Research Center, and retired from Monsanto Research at Mound Lab as a senior engineer. He enjoyed golf and playing cards, especially bridge.
A service to honor his life will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Private burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373; or the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
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