Monday, May 7, 2012

Duane H. Shipman

November 11, 1922 - March 6, 2002

Duane H. SHIPMAN --- Born in rural Eagle Grove, Iowa, he graduated from Eagle Grove High School with honors. Entered the Army on January 19, 1943. Attended engineering program at Texas A&M. His education was interrupted when the U.S. entered the War in Europe. Duane served as a lead scout in the 99th Infantry until the War ended. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. Following the War, he attended the Univ. of California at Berkeley, graduating Cum Laude in Economics and History. After working at Dun & Bradstreet, he settled in Seattle in 1951. By 1956, he was the Comptroller of Mayflower Ins. becoming the V.P. Comptroller in 1957. He was elected Executive V.P. of Grange Ins. in 1972. He retired in 1985. He served on the Seattle Asian Art Council, the lifelong AIDS Alliance, the Board of Chicken Soup Brigade, and volunteered with the American Cancer Society. Preceding him in death are sister Monice Larsen, father Herschel Shipman, and mother Nell Shipman. Surviving are his sisters Marjorie Bartley and Laurie Plunkett, aunts Alice Farmer and Helen Dawson, many loving nieces and nephews, and close friends. Memorial Services will be held Friday, March 15, 2002 at 2:30 p.m. at the Seattle Tennis Club, 922 McGilvra Blvd. East. In lieu of flowers, send donations to Lifelong AIDS Foundation, the American Cancer Society or other charity.

March 10, 2002
Seattle Times - Seattle, Washington

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