Duane Van Kniebes, 94, of Boulder, Colo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at home after a short battle with cancer. Duane was surrounded by the love of his family.

Born May 17, 1926, in Marquette, Mich., to Van C. Kniebes and Doris Leona (Reynolds) Kniebes, Duane was the eldest of three siblings.