Duane R. KloosterOctober 15, 1957 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 60)
DUANE R. KLOOSTER, age 60, of rural Rushmore, died Monday, November 20, 2017, at Sanford in Sioux Falls, SD. He was born October 15, 1957 in Luverne, MN; to Donald and Florabell (Sudenga) Klooster. Duane attended elementary school in Sioux Falls, SD; and after his family moved to Minnesota, he attended Adrian Schools graduating from Adrian High School in 1975. He then helped on the family farm and also had a long term career as a courier for FedEx in Sioux Falls. Duane purchased the family farm in 1992.
Duane was united in marriage to Lori Schild on August 9, 1997 in Sioux Falls. They made their home on the farm near Rushmore and to this union one daughter was born, Brandi, on August 8, 1998.
He was dedicated to taking care of his mother and the family farm. Duane then delivered propane for the coop in Rushmore, before retiring in 2012. He continued to farm up until his death.
His passion was spending time with Brandi. He enjoyed living on the farm and caring for his homestead. He was also an avid Vikings fan and enjoyed watching action movies.
Duane is survived by his daughter, Brandi Klooster, Worthington; his brother, Darrell (Lisa) Klooster, West Des Moines, IA; two nephews, A.J. Klooster and Ben Klooster; and several aunts, uncles & cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral will be 11 am Saturday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Galen Smith. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Burial will be 1:15 pm Saturday at the Grand Prairie Cemetery in Ellsworth.