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Duane Cain

December 27, 2015

Duane M. Cain, 59, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015 at his home.

He was born January 31, 1956 at Holton, the son of John and Stella Hollar Cain.  He grew up in Valley Falls before moving to Rossville where he attended high school.  Duane served in the United States Marines.  He graduated from Washburn College of Technology.

Duane worked for Farmland and later USD #321.  He was a past member of the Rossville Lions and SOAL at Jimmy Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion also in Rossville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Darlene, Vicki and Jeannie; brothers, Mark, Loren & Nelden.

On July 14, 1995 he was united in marriage to Debra Wyre Spencer in Topeka.  She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Brandy (Jim) Johnston, Rossville; three sons, Randy Spencer, Topeka, Shawn Spencer, Rossville and Chad (Emily) Spencer, Topeka; three sisters, Laura Scripter, Durand, MI., Cheryl Shillcut, Fayetteville, NC., and Susan Anspaugh, Rossville; three brothers, John Cain, San Antonio, TX., James Cain and Gary Cain both of Topeka; four grandchildren, Aaron, Christiana and Jordan Johnston, Rossville and Ainsley Spencer, Topeka.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys.  Interment will be in the Rossville Cemetery.  Mr. Cain will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 P.M. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Alumni Association and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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11 thoughts on “Duane Cain

  1. Debbie and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We were privileged to be able to meet and know Duane when we all got together for family gatherings and birthday celebrations. You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    With deepest sympathy,

    Joel, Michelle, and Hannah Johnston

  2. Sorry for your loss. Duane was always good to me. We worked together many years ago yet he always remembered me. Rip my Brother..
    JOHN 3:16

  3. Sorry to here of Duane’s passing. I have known Duane since my High School days and he will be missed. My thoughts & prayers to the family.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. May God’s Word comfort you during this difficult time. Soon he promises that death will be no more and that we will see our loved ones again by means of a resurrection (Revelation 21:4, John 5:28,29). My deepest sympathy.

  5. Dear Debbie, Shawn and family,

    So sorry to hear of Duane’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Duane’s Family,
    Please accept our sincere sympathy in your loss of Duane. May he rest in peace and God Speed……..
    ~The Stum’s~

  7. I am sorry for the loss of your loved one. please allow God to comfort you through His promise to care for our loved ones at Acts24:15. Our loving Heavenly Father,Jehovah God, has promised to end sickness and death real soon ( Isaiah 33:24,1Corinthians 15:26)so that His original purpose for mankind which is to have everlasting life on a paradise earth in perfect health under peaceful conditions (Psalms37:10,11,29) can be realized. For more wonderful promises of God from His Word the Bible please visit http://www.jw.org.

  8. Sorry for your lost you are all in my prayers I will continue to pray that the Lord will comfort you and heal you. Because I’m mourning. For you are Mourning.

    Psalms 16

  9. Dear Debby and family, so sorry to hear about Duane, I know he has been through so much. You are all in, not only my thoughts and prayers. but those of your entire Ohio family. WE love you all, and pray for peace and comfort. Your cousin, Jo Lea and all the Hastings family.

  10. To the Cain Family, I would like to let you know how sorry I am to hear about Duane passing away. The few times I was able to see him in the past I really enjoyed those moments and his laughter. All of you are in my thoughts during this time of sorrow.

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