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Phyllis "Elaine" Francis (Haynes) Duhamell

October 4, 1933 ~ July 4, 2017 (age 83)

Phyllis “Elaine” Francis Duhamell of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 4:15 a.m. on Tuesday July 4, 2017 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, Indiana. She was 83 years old. 

She was born in Marion, Indiana on October 4, 1933 to Paul Haynes & Evelyn (Brown) Haynes.  Elaine graduated in 1951 from Wabash High School.  She married Leonel “Pete” Duhamell on February 20, 1952; he survives. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church.

She is survived by three sons, Randy (Cathy) Duhamell, Lagro, Indiana; Keith (Patti) Duhamell, Wabash, Indiana; and Jeff (Rhonda) Duhamell, Wabash, Indiana. Two daughters, Nancy (Gary) Devore, Wabash, Indiana and Linda (Kevin) Bruss, Warsaw, Indiana; Twelve grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by daughter, Debra Diane Duhamell, in 1953; great grandchild, Aden Shoue and brother, Jerry Haynes.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, Indiana 46992, with Reverend Sue Babovec officiating. Entombment will be at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., July 7, 2017 at the funeral home. Preferred Memorials are to be made to the Wabash Elks, Wabash, Indiana or Riley Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at




 Service Information

July 7, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
July 8, 2017

10:30 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

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