Duane Laurence Aikman

by | Jun 8, 2015 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Duane Laurence Aikman, 73, passed away on May 21, 2015.

He was born April 24, 1942 in Troy, Mich. to Lawrence and Opal Aikman, of blessed memory.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 49 years, Marlene Aikman; children, Melissa Friedrich and her husband Stephen, of Williamsburg, Va. and David Aikman, of Charlottesville, Va.; grandchildren, Loren and Chanel Friedrich; siblings, Donald Aikman, Glenna Palmateer and Ruth Santoro; numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. Of blessed memory, brother, Paul Aikman, and sisters, Dorothy Baron and Mabel Baker.

Mr. Aikman proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member Ohef Sholom Temple and The Marilyn and Marvin Simon Family Jewish Community Center.

A graveside service was held in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg officiating. Altmeyer Funeral Home. Memorial contributions to Jewish Family Service, 260 Grayson Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.