Duane Kangas, age 38, of Hancock has earned his wings this past winter.
Duane was born to Mark and Cheryl (Chandonais) Kangas on September 1, 1979 in Ishpeming.
He attended the local schools.
Duane had a mind for mechanics and often enjoyed working on various cars, and dirt bikes. He also took to fishing as a hobby. He was known for his sense of humor and kindness to many.
Duane was united in marriage to Christina on October 30, 2014 in Houghton.
He was preceded in death by His paternal Grandparents, Parents and Brother Chris.
Surviving are: His wife Christina
Children: Cassandra Mattson of Florida, William Stark-Gagnon of Hancock, and Dylan Kangas of Calumet
Brother: Matthew Kangas
Grandparents: Louis Chandonais and Carol Matson both of Lake Linden.
And numerous, aunts, uncles, nieces, and cousins.
As he wished cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.