Stanford J. Duffy

Aug 23, 2018
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Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 AM, Monday, August 27, 2018 at St. Edward Catholic Church, 1423 Kimball Ave., Waterloo


Visitation: 3:00 to 6:00 PM, Sunday, August 26, 2018 with a 3:00 PM Rosary Service and a 6:00 PM Vigil Service at Locke Funeral Home


burial at 3:00 in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, IA with military rites by the Dubuque American Legion Post #6


may be made to St. Edward Catholic Church


Stanford J. Duffy, 83, of Waterloo, IA, died at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City on Thursday, August 23, 2018.


He was born January 1, 1935 in San Antonio, TX, son of Stanford J. and Eunice Schmitz Duffy. Stan graduated high school from Loras Academy and then from Loras College in 1956. He served in the United States Air Force from 1957-1961.


Stan married Margaret Kuhl on May 17, 1958 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in East Dubuque, IL.


He worked for the Social Security Administration’s Waterloo Office, retiring in 1996. He was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church.


Stan is survived by his wife, Margaret; son: Mike (Anne) Duffy, Dallas, TX; daughter: Brigid (Bob) Nemmers, Waterloo; daughter: Anne (Tom) Cassidy, Memphis, TN; son: Tom Duffy, Sioux City, IA; daughter: Katie (Matt) Stock, Waukee, IA; daughter: Meghan (Tom) Swanson, Chicago, IL; 15 grandchildren: Courtney Nemmers, Duffy Cassidy, Kim Duffy, Patrick (Kathryn) Cassidy, Maggie (Fernando) Peralta, Will (Ashley) Duffy, Ian Cassidy, Zach Nemmers, Jack Swanson, Jake Nemmers, Mick Swanson, Joey Stock, Charlie Stock, Teddy Swanson, and Finn Swanson; a great grandchild: Brinley Duffy and one expected in December.


He is preceded in death by his parents.

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  1. Kristy Blackmore | Aug 28, 2018
    To the entire Duffy family, I am so very sorry for the recent loss of your Dad. He was a great family man, as is evident in each and every one of you.

    Please know I continue to pray for comfort for you all during this very difficult time.  May you find some peace in the wonderful memories.
  2. Kevan and Shelley Cortright and family | Aug 27, 2018

    Margaret and family,

    We are all sorry to learn of your loss of Stan  who was a special person to all who knew him. We appreciated his wit and strong values for family and faith to witness. we send you our sympathy and prayers for support. God bless and give you strength.

    Sincerely, Kevan and Shelley Cortright

    and family

  3. Columbus High School Alumni | Aug 26, 2018
    Our deepest sympathy to the Duffy family.
  4. Jean draude | Aug 26, 2018

    margaret my sincere condelences to you and your family. 

    Stan was a great man and so very smart.

    May God comfort you in the days ahead. 



  5. Aaron Soat | Aug 25, 2018
    I am very sorry for your loss.
  6. Peggy | Aug 25, 2018
    Rev.21:4 gives us a wonderfull hope. Condolences to the family.

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