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Lewis 'Duke' McGonagle

'Louie', 'Duke','Dad', 83, of Shady Cove, Ore. entered Heaven Sunday December 13, 2015. He was born at home in Central Point Ore. December 30, 1931 to his parents, Frank and Mable McGonagle. Duke was the seventh of 8 children.

He married the love of his life Elma in 1950. They just celebrated their 65th anniversary in October. They have four children; Tim (Rosie), Lyn, Jim (Tana), and Laura (Charles).  Duke had 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and  four great-great-grandchildren.

Duke worked as a spreader-man at Glendale Plywood. In 1971 he started commercial salmon fishing on the F/V Takli. He retired to Shady Cove in 2008.

Duke’s loves in life were God, family & his boat. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, camping, fishing, and spending time with family.

There will be a celebration of life at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Hwy 62, Eagle Point, Ore.

We will have potluck finger foods (bring your favorite to share) and refreshments immediately following the celebration.

Lewis 'Duke' McGonagle