A Mass of Christian Burial for Rev. Duane Stenzel, OFM will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 20, 2011 in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral with Rev. Frank Jasper, OFM, Rev. Dan Havron, OFM and priests of the Diocese of Alexandria officiating. Interment will be in Maryhill Cemetery, Pineville under the direction of John Kramer & Son.
Rev. Duane Stenzel (83), a Franciscan Friar of St. John the Baptist Province (Cincinnati), died January 18th at Rapides Regional Medical Center.
Originally from Wenona, Illinois Rev. Stenzel was a Franciscan for 64 years and a priest for 56 years. He was the priest director of Radio Maria in Alexandria. He served his ministry in teaching, preaching and healing in the Midwest and South.
He is survived by his sisters, Elaine Krischel of Wenona, Illinois and Kay Dose of Losant, Illinois.
Reception of his body and prayer service will be Wednesday, January 19th at 4:30 p.m. Friends are asked to call from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral.
Notes of condolence may be sent to the family online at [email protected]
Published by The Town Talk on Jan. 19, 2011.