Frank J. Ducat

HERMANSVILLE – Frank J. Ducat, 73, of Hermansville, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 26, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. He was born on July 10, 1940, in Nathan, the son of the late Michael and Mary (Hochbein) Ducat. On Oct. 12, 1962, he married the former Janet Gribble in Hermansville.

Friends and family will remember Frank for his good sense of humor, as he was always telling jokes.

He is survived by his wife; his four children, Sue (Rob) Kerbyson, Sharon Ducat, Sandi (Jim) Chesnut and Steve (Erin) Ducat; four grandchildren, John, Maddy, Oliver and Emmett; four sisters, Adeline Techmeier, Doris (Neil) Billings, Gladys Furton and Jan (Jim) DeLaurelle; one brother, Edwin “Tom” Ducat; one sister-in-law, Barb (Clancy) Kell; and many nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joe and Bill Ducat; and one sister-in-law, Patricia Wills.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Central time on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Hermansville. A memorial service will be celebrated at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the church with Pastor Chris Bergquist and Pastor Jim Mathews officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church fellowship hall.

The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Ducat family.

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