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Alene B. Duerk

Mar 29, 1920 – Jul 21, 2018 (Age 98)

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(News story) Alene B. Duerk, who received her nurse's training at Toledo Hospital, led the Navy nurse corps, and was the first woman rear admiral, died July 21 at her Lake Mary, Fla., home. She was 98.The Defiance native who grew up in the Henry County village of Holgate moved to central Florida...

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My deep simpathy to the family and friends of Alene Duerk . May You find comfort in Gods strength during this difficult time

A great woman who paved the way for others. Rest in peace

To the DUERK FAMILY in their time of grief, I'm truly sorry for your loss. May 'God' give you peace of mind during this most difficult time .
-Romans 15:13

Navy women like Admirals Duerk & Grace Potter make me wish I woulda been a lifer. Thank you both for your service.

To the family of Alene Duerk:
May the God of love and peace soothe your hearts and bring you comfort during this most difficult time.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Condolences to the family of Alene Duer.

My sincere condolences to the family of Ms Duerk. She will be dearly missed. May God comfort your hearts each day during this most difficult time. Ps 94:19