Duane Lyle Hughet died on June 16 at his home.

He was born on Dec. 28, 1956, in Burns to Audrey and Louis “Ole” Hughet.

Hughet attended Burns High School, and was the manager of the Hilander basketball team when they won the state championship in 1976. He was also a choir member during his high school years.

He worked in various jobs, including at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, gold mines in Nevada, fueling fishing ships in Kodiak, Alaska, and most recently, the Shell gas station in Hines.

He was known as a hardworking, honorable man, who enjoyed his family and was always willing to help those he loved.

Hughet is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Lee Katelnikoff and husband Fredrick; grandchildren, Dmitri and Joshua Katelnikoff; sisters, Debbie White, Janice Stowell and Sandy Fuller; brothers, Larry Williams and Robert Hughet; sister-in-law, Glenda Hughet; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis “Ole” Hughet and Audrey Hughet; sister, Dianne Manning; brother, Kerry Hughet; and nephew, Heath Williams.

Contributions in Hughet’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to a charity of one’s choice.

A graveside service was held on Wednesday, June 23, at the Burns Cemetery.


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