Duane T. ‘Possy’ McConnell

Duane T. “Possy” McConnell, 85, Patton, died Saturday. He was born in Patton, son of James and Helen McConnell. Surviving are three children: Clifford, Clinton and Christine Pusateri; four grandchildren; and five siblings: Ann Lee, Rita Lacey, John, Patricia Yencho and Carl. He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Jean; a son, Christopher; and eight siblings. Duane was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Patton, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.