Duane Carl BraunNovember 12, 1945 ~ October 20, 2017 (age 71)
DUANE CARL BRAUN, age 71, of Worthington, died peacefully after a courageous battle with brain cancer on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. He was born November 12, 1945, in Worthington, to Adolph and Mary (Johnson) Braun. He attended country school near Worthington; and later, Worthington Public School.
Duane married Audrey Bolluyt on June 7, 1974, at the First Reformed Church in Edgerton. After their marriage, the couple lived in Edgerton where Duane worked at Fey Industries. They later moved to Luverne where they both worked as custodians at the Luverne High School. They next moved to Worthington. Duane retired from the Worthington Travel Plaza due to Glioblastoma brain cancer in January of 2012. In September of this year, he had his forth recurrence and it was diagnosed inoperable at the time.
He was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church in Reading; and a current member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington. He enjoyed driving a Limo, feeding his birds & squirrels, nature, fishing & hunting.
Duane is survived by his wife, Audrey Braun, Worthington; daughter, Melissa Braun, Austin; son, Matthew (Becki) Braun, Sioux Falls, SD; four grandchildren, Faith, William, Connor & Elizabeth; brother, Robert (Carol) Braun, Chehalis, WA; and his mother-in-law, Jean (friend, Paul Nath) Bolluyt, Luverne.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his father-in-law, Walter Bolluyt.
A time of fellowship will be from 1-3 pm Tuesday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. A memorial service will be at 3 pm Tuesday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiate by Pastor Galen Smith. A private burial of cremains will be at a later date.