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Juanita O. Durso, 1920-2019


Last updated 12/26/2019 at 6:56am

Nita Durso

Juanita O. Durso (Mrs Carl F. Durso) died Dec. 7, 2019. She was born Sept. 23, 1920.

A sixth generation Kansan of Scottish descent, Juanita Orrick an original "Designing Woman" was owner of Nita Durso Interiors with customers in the Alameda Plaza and Kansas City area. Attending Kansas City Business College and Chicago Arts Institute, she was a Mid West Tennis Champion, and musically talented as a pianist and trumpeter performing with the Wyandotte High School Band and on local radio.

She moved to Manhattan Kansas where she met Corporal Carl F. Durso U.S. Army (Manhattan New York) assigned...

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