Warren E. Duffin, 80, Junction City, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.
A private family reception will take place at a later date. Burial will be in Runkle Cemetery in the town of Eau Pleine.
Boston Funeral Home of Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Duffin was born July 17, 1931, in New Jersey, a son of the late Walter and Edna (Zeich) Duffin. He was a graduate of Washington High School and Marquette University, both in Milwaukee.
He was married to Lois Jane Bernhagen on Sept. 28, 1968, in Stevens Point. She died on March 22, 2010.
He retired as the chief industrial engineer and cost accountant at Jockey International in Kenosha, where he worked for more than 20 years. He was previously employed as an industrial engineer for the Medalist Industries of Sand Knit, Ripon Footwear and Portage Hosiery. He was involved with designing Major League Baseball uniforms, casual wear and tennis wear, socks and shoes. He worked in Clintonville for Handson Glove Corp, and earlier for Albert Trostel Sons in Milwaukee. He also bartended for his parents’ tavern, Duff’s Tap, and later worked in disaster mitigation for FEMA during retirement.
Survivors include one daughter, Pamela (Richard) Schmidt, Junction City; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Glenn.