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Duane A. Smude

LITTLE FALLS — Duane A. Smude, 63, resident of Little Falls, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. He was born in Little Falls on March 30, 1949 to Alex and Alice (Tretter) Smude, Sr. He enjoyed traveling and the outdoors including hunting and fishing. Duane had been employed in oil well construction in North Dakota and Montana.

Surviving are his father Alex Smude, Sr. and his brothers and sisters: Shirley (Ollie) Hanson, Gary (Deb) Smude, Mike (friend Diane) Smude, Randy (Deb) Smude, Alex “Butch” (Ann) Smude, Jr., Terry (Twyla) Smude, Pat (Dan) Watson and Bill Smude.

He was preceded in death by his mother Alice and sister Pam.

Cemetery services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Luncheon will follow at the Brainerd American Legion.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home & Crematory

Brainerd, MN