Deana K. Duncan

  • Born: December 8, 1956
  • Died: January 22, 2019
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Deana K. Duncan, 62, of Sterling, died on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at her home.

She was born on December 8, 1956 in Kokomo, Indiana to Charles and Lela (Cox) Smith. She married Ty Duncan on June 6, 2015.

Deana worked for Crest Foods for 12 years. She enjoyed shopping, doing crafts and traveling. Her favorite spots were visiting the North rim of the Grand Canyon and going to various beaches. Deana loved her family and her church family. She attended Greater Life Church in Dixon.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Ty, of Sterling; her children, Jason (Amy) Breeden of Ashton, Shawna (Jason) Snapp of Chana, Jennifer (Brad) Bridgeman of Dixon, and Wendie Breeden of Dixon and Dolan (Mimi) Duncan of Dixon; her sisters, Diane (Hartlan) Coats of Oklahoma, Carol Mannen of Rochelle, Sue (Robert) Cutrer of Alabama, Deb Worley of Oregon, Illinois and Judy (Phil Schaneberg) Duncan of Rochelle; a brother, Bill (Rose) Foster of New Mexico; 15 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her son Carson Breeden in infancy, and her parents Lloyd and Lela Spencer.

Visitation will be from 10-11 AM on Saturday, January 26th at Greater Life Church, 1403 Helmock Street in Dixon. The funeral will follow at 11 AM in the church with Pastor Steve Young officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established. Arrangements are through McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Sterling. To send condolences visit


Condolence & Memory Journal

She will be missed I especially will remember her calling me "Mama"

Posted by Mary Pelayo - Rochelle, IL - Coworker   January 24, 2019

Sorry for the loss of your wife Ty my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Posted by Rebecca Retherford - Rock Falls, IL - Friend   January 24, 2019

We are very sorry for your loss. Prayers to all of you.

Posted by Mary Cleary - Dixon, IL - Family   January 24, 2019

I was so sad to read about Deana! I worked with her a long time ago. We shared the love of the sun! May she rest in peace

Posted by Melanie Nantz - Rochelle, IL - Coworker   January 24, 2019

We are so sorry about Deana. Our thoughts and prayers are with you TY and your family. Rip sweet lady. You will be missed.

Posted by Renae Rosenbalm - Wewahitchka, FL - Family Friend   January 23, 2019

Sorry for your loss, Thinking of you,Ty & your family!

Posted by Rodger Schriber - Sterling, IL - Coworker   January 23, 2019

Deana you are a beautiful soul. GOD has called you home to watch over all of the ones you love. Gonna miss you

Posted by Kay Bergstrom-Craig - Long Lane, MO - Friend   January 23, 2019

Sorry for your loss Jason, Shawna, Jennifer,Wendie, Deb and your families!

Posted by Tricia Posey - Mt Morris, IL - Acquaintance   January 23, 2019