Duane Fisher, 32, of Portage, IN passed away Friday, April 22, 2022. He is preceded in death by his Grandfather Lyman Fisher (paternal) and his uncle Rodney Fisher (paternal).
Duane is survived by Survived by his wife Samantha Buza; daughter Analeice Fisher, son Duane Fisher Jr.; Parents Pamela Fisher, Lyman (Keith) Fisher (Michelle Fisher); Twin brother Dustin Fisher, Brother Sam Fisher, Sister Missy Fisher and Michael Gall; his Grandmothers Eunice Fisher (paternal) and Judy Freeman (maternal). All the Buza nephews: Easton, Harrison, and Abel, and all the Buza in-law’s. Many Aunts & Uncles – Jager’s Lusk’s James’, and many loving cousins, and friends.
Duane attended Lowell High School. He was then a long time OTR tire technician at U.S. Steel Mill under Local 142. He had many hobbies including working on cars, fixing and assembling various projects, landscaping, and gaming with friends. He married his first love on February 25, 2013 after meeting at 18, and 19. They’ve been together for 12 years, and raised 2 amazing children while building a beautiful life, and home together alongside Duane’s loving companion of 8 years, Bentley. Duane was devoted to all the children in his family, and treated them all as his own. He had the mentality of an ideal father even before having become one himself, and then on after. Duane could have a conversation with anyone he met, and talk about anything with no judgment. He was a very loving, and lovable person. He especially valued being involved with his children’s sports and extracurricular activities. He had many goals, and ambitious both met, and for the future. Duane kept characteristics, and traits from the many people that impacted his life. We all know how much his smile is contagious, and will carry that for the rest of our lives.
***At the request of the family, please be mindful of the situation and avoid discussing details around the children.*** Friends are invited to visit with the family on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 370 N. County Line Road, Hobart, IN 46342. Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel. Interment at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens to follow service.