Duane D. Dietrich, 78

Duane D. Dietrich, age 78 of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.

Duane Donald Dietrich was born on August 15, 1938 in Neche, ND the son of Henry and Minnie (Thom) Dietrich.  Duane grew up in the Cavalier, ND area before graduating from Oakley, MN high school.  He worked in Fosston and McIntosh, MN.  On April 8, 1961 he was united in marriage to Clarice Olson in McIntosh, MN.  They moved to East Grand Forks, MN in 1967.  He worked for Simonson Lumber in Grand Forks from 1965 until his retirement in 2004.  Duane was also co-owner of Dietrich Sewing Co. in East Grand Forks from 1975to 2017.

Loving family members who survive Duane include his wife of 55 years, Clarice of East Grand Forks, MN; children, Wayne (Kim) Dietrich of East Grand Forks, MN and Marcia Dietrich of New Brighton, MN; three grandchildren, Emma, Jenna and Maggie. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother Bert Dietrich

Funeral Service: 10:30 Am on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in First Lutheran Church, 203 5th St. NW, East Grand Forks, MN.

Visitation:  5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 PM Prayer Service on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Dahl Funeral Home, 2029 Central Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN and also one hour prior Funeral Service on Wednesday in First Lutheran Church.

Interment:  Resurrection Cemetery ~ East Grand Forks, MN

Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com

Arrangements By:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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