Duane R. "Cowboy" Hostetler, Jr., age 25, of Stetsonville, died a hero on Saturday, January 20, 2018.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Interment to follow at the Stetsonville Public Cemetery. Pastor Ernest Hostetler will officiate. Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, January 24 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service all at the funeral home.
Duane was born on May 11, 1992, the son of Duane and Amber Hostetler, Sr in Hayward. His passion was to ride bulls and he became a professional bull rider. Duane also enjoyed shooting pool, playing guitar, NASCAR and going to the races. Most importantly, he loved and was loved by his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Duane is survived by his parents, Duane and Amber Hostetler, Sr. of Stetsonville; two boys, Hayden and Greyson; his fiancee, Megan Dupee of Arpin; two brothers and two sisters: Keisha Hostetler and Austin Hostetler, both of Hayward, Dalton Hostetler and Britney Hostetler, both of Stetsonville. He is further survived by his grandmother, Wilma Mast of Middlebury, IN; nieces and nephews: Aurora, Vincent, Francis Jr., Tyrese, Heavenly, Austin Jr., Lilian and Camdyn; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, David Hostetler and grandparents, Henry and Gayle Pohlman.