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Duane Aikman

April 24, 1942 - May 21, 2015

Duane L. Aikman

Virginia Beach – Duane Laurence Aikman, 73, passed away on May 21, 2015. He was born April 24, 1942 in Troy, MI to Lawrence and Opal Aikman, of blessed memory.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 49 years, Marlene Aikman; children, Melissa Friedrich and her husband Stephen, of Williamsburg, VA and David Aikman, of Charlottesville, VA; grandchildren, Loren & Chanel Friedrich; siblings, Donald Aikman, Glenna Palmateer, and Ruth Santoro; numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Of blessed memory, brother, Paul Aikman, and sisters, Dorothy Baron and Mabel Baker.

Mr. Aikman proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member Ohef Sholom Temple and The Marilyn and Marvin Simon Jewish Community Center.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 11am in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg officiating. Altmeyer Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Family Service, 260 Grayson Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com

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