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Duane Edward Kinder

December 15, 1959 — August 2, 2023

Broken Bow

Duane Edward Kinder, age 63, of Broken Bow, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, Nebraska.

He was born December 15, 1959, in Cambridge, NE to Norman and Arliss (Brown) Kinder. Duane graduated from Holbrook High School in 1978. After high school Duane moved to Cozad,  where he lived for several years. He later moved to Callaway, then settled in Broken Bow.

Duane enjoyed restoring and showing old cars. He was very talented with doing autobody work and working with his hands, winning multiple awards for his work. Duane worked at several locations in the Broken Bow area- Fixed Right Auto, Gateway Motors, Connely’s Camper Corner, and V- Bar Trailer Sales. After his health failed, Duane enjoyed spending time at the family farm.

Duane was preceded in death by his parents Norman and Arliss Kinder.

Duane is survived by daughters Heather Kinder of Cozad and Jamie Fochtman of Gothenburg, five grandchildren Kaden, Ethan, Rori, Emmalyn, and Paul Isaac, his longtime girlfriend, Rhonda Sheneman of Broken Bow, and children Amber and Jenn, two sisters Valarie (Alex) Difuntorum of Lincoln, and Daralis Kinder of Overland Park, KS and many lifelong friends.

Graveside inurnment will be Friday, August 11, 2023 at 10 AM at Arapahoe Cemetery, Arapahoe, Nebraska with Pastor George Probasco, officiating. Garey Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.

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