Laureen “Studzie” Duncan, 65, of Peru, passed away unexpectedly at home, on July 19, 2021.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday in the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle with the Rev. Paul Meismer officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of services.
Laureen was born in Peru on January 20, 1956 to Walter and Alice (Kotecki) Studzinski. She married Jim Duncan. Laureen worked at the Peru Police Department as a Dispatcher and later at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. She cherished the experience of growing up on Pulaski Street, enjoyed reading James Patterson novels, and loved going on walks.
Laureen is survived by two sons; Max (Lauren) Duncan of Dallas, TX and Alex “Moose” Duncan of Memphis, TN, one daughter; Haley “Bird” Duncan of Parkville, MO, three brothers; Robert (Wreatha) Studzinski of LaSalle, Gerald (Rita) Studzinski of Peru, and Keith (Marcia) Studzinski of Peru, and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters; Ladyne Huhn and Doreen Karczewski, and one niece; Julie Studzinski-Anglavar.
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