Ervin Duaine Hove
Duaine Hove, age 81 of Rowland Heights, California was taken ill suddenly and passed away on June 30, 2016. Duaine was born in Rochester, Minnesota on May 31, 1935 and joined the Navy in 1953, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam wars as a mine sweep specialist. He also participated in the A-bomb tests at Christmas Island in 1963.
The Navy eventually brought him to California where after his military service he owned his own service stations, became a truck driver and finally became a postal carrier which he retired from after 26 years of service in 2001. Duaine was preceded by both his parents and his brother and sister. He leaves behind his wife, Diane Hove, three step-daughters, one step-son, one daughter, one son, 15 grandchildren and 11 great grand kids. Duaine’s final resting place will be where he always wanted, Arlington National Cemetery.