Ormsby, Duane Maurice – Obituary

In accordance with his wishes, no services are planned for Duane Maurice Ormsby, 69, of Grass Valley. He died Saturday, Dec. 25 [1999], at a local hospital, following a long battle with multiple sclerosis.

He was born Aug. 24, 1930 in Oakland. Mr. Ormsby had been a Nevada County resident for 12 years. Mr. Ormsby was an Army veteran, serving in the Korean War.

He was a former resident of the Bay Area. He was a second degree black belt in Judo, and was a Judo instructor at Albany Y. Takamoto Judo and was affiliated with the San Francisco Judo Institute. He worked for 35 years as a glazier and was a member of the Glazier and Glass Worker’s Union, Local No. 169. He enjoyed fishing for salmon and trout.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores; daughter, Debbie; sons Duane, David, and Donald; and five grandchildren. His family has asked that memorial contributions be directed to the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 706 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Chapel of the Angels. [Duane’s ashes were given to his wife.]

The Union, Grass Valley-Nevada City, December 27, 1999
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman



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