Herbert Lee Duin


Herbert Lee Duin, age 94, was born on March 18, 1927, in Lyon County, IA, the son of Herman and Tillie (Janssen) Duin. He graduated from George High School in George, IA. Herbert married Margaret Wagner on May 8, 1953. Herbert served in the United States Army during the Korean War. After returning from service, he worked as a hired hand near Rushmore, MN. In 1962, he purchased and moved to the Rushmore farm, where he farmed, raised livestock, and milked cows. His hobbies included farming and fishing. Herbert passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at his residence near Rushmore, MN.

Herbert is survived by his children, Linda (Norman) Steen of Ocheyedan, IA, Marlys Duin (Paul Bruch) of Omaha, NE, Herman Duin of Rushmore, MN, Donna Alm of Worthington, MN, and Martin (Michelle) Duin of Sioux Falls, SD; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren, and sisters-in-law, Henrietta Duerr, LaVonne Wagner, and Adeline (Dale) Isaacs. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Margaret; siblings, Gladys Van Briesen, John Duin, Fred Duin, Julia Bonk, Mabel Duin, and infant twins, and sons-in-law, Billy Dykema and Stan Alm.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Private family burial will be held in the Sunset Rest Cemetery near Rushmore.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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