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Anita M. Duckwiler

August 27th, 1957 – December 24th, 2021

Anita Marie Duckwiler, age 64 of Ipava, Illinois, passed away at 2:30 am on Friday, December 24, 2021 at her home. She was born on August 27, 1957 in Canton, Illinois, the daughter of Rex Wayne and Anna Maye (Welker) Fouts. On June 26, 1976 she married Steve Duckwiler in Summum, Illinois. He survives.

Also surviving are her daughter Julianna Duckwiler of Ipava, five grandchildren; Taylor Easley, Thomas Easley, Tanner Easley, Tyanna Easley and Jackson Johnson, five great-grandchildren; Easton Easley, Everleigh Easley, Marnie Easley, Oliver Owens and Elliott Owens, two sisters, Cindy (and Craig) Porter and Joyce Fouts-Norville, both of Ipava, and three brothers, Rex (and Suzanne) Fouts and Dave (and Susan) Fouts, both of Ipava and Jack (and Dacia) Fouts of Canton, Illinois.

Anita was preceded in death by her daughter Joni Johnson, sister Ella Harper and her parents.

She worked in home health care. She was a member of the Ipava United Presbyterian Church where she was youth group leader for many years and camp counselor at Camp Pyoca in Jackson County, Indiana. Anita was also a Lay Leader for the Walk to Emmaus and a former Girl Scout Leader.

The love of her life was her grandbabies.

Services will be held on Tuesday, December 28th at 10:30 am at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, Illinois. Pastor Kevin Kessler will officiate. Visitation will take place from 6-8 pm on Monday, December 27th at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in Anita's memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Interment will take place in the Ipava Cemetery.


December 25th, 2021

To Steve and his family, please accept our sympathy at the passing of Anita.She was always smiling and friendly to everyone. May you feel Gods love and comfort at this difficult time. Rodney and Theresa Keefauver

December 25th, 2021

To Anita's family, all our prayers and sympathy in her passing. She was a great neighbor and friend. Paula & Gary Lightle

December 26th, 2021

My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Anita was a beautiful person. May God Bless you today and always. Much love Shelly Herndon

December 26th, 2021

Our very deepest sympathy to the family of Anita Duckwiler. Her memories will live on through everyone. Cindy and David you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Lorenda Alvin Spilker

December 26th, 2021

Thought and prayers for the family

December 27th, 2021

Steve, Julie, and family, we are so sorry to hear of Anita's passing! Prayers for you all. Jake and Bobbi Peters

December 27th, 2021

To all of Anita's family our prayers are with you. Anita always had a beautiful smile that can not fade from my memory of her. Know she no longer has pain and she is with her savior. Dean and Georgiann Hood

December 27th, 2021

Steve, Julianna and the rest of the family I am beyond sad that Anita has passed..she and I have been friends for many years..we had big gaps in our conversations but we always picked up where we left off..she was so kind and caring and will miss her dearly..I also know how she has suffered in a physical sense with having her health issues..she now is pain free. She loved her family above all and I know she will be watching over all of you.

December 27th, 2021

Steve, Julianna and all of the family. Please accept our condolences and prayers. Anita was a very special lady and we are and have been blessed to share our journeys of this life together. We love you. George and Nancy Buswell and family.

December 27th, 2021

Sending my deepest sympathy to my family Aunt Anita was an amazing woman and will forever be missed and loved
Love Fallon and the kids

December 28th, 2021

My deepest condolences, Steve and family. Anita truly loved each of you and it showed in every conversation. Respectfully, Chelsea Logsdon.

December 28th, 2021

I met Anita on my Walk to Emmaus in 1996. Her light truly shined for Jesus. She was so special and kind. Thoughts and prayers for you all. Nancy Lashbrook

December 28th, 2021

Steve and family, we have no words to ease your pain and sorrow. Prayers for you at this difficult time.🙏🏻

December 29th, 2021

Steve. We did not know of Anitas passing until after yhe service. So very sorry. Gene & Connie Lockard

December 30th, 2021

I haven't seen Anita for years but I remember she was one of the nicest people I have know. RIP Anita. Gary and Judy Bloyd

January 1st, 2022

So sorry for your loss. Loved playing softball with her and Ella. Prayers for the family.

January 19th, 2022

I just learned of Anita's passing. My sympathies to the families! May God comfort your hearts. From a fellow St. David-ite, Sharon (Nebergall) Bosserman.