F.C. “Duke” Vierling, passed away Aug. 16, 2000, at The Cleveland Clinic following bypass surgery. A former resident of Greensburg, Duke was born Dec. 30, 1921, in Chicago, to Gilbert and Lillian Vierling. Duke enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps after high school and served with Edson’s Raiders in Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. A memorial service will be held in October at The Chapel by the Sea, Fort Myers Beach. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Duke’s name to your favorite charity.