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Duane Block

Duane Block

Duane Block, age 59 of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, March 19, 2018.

Duane Michael Block was born January 27, 1959, in Webster, South Dakota, to Eugene W. and Lorraine A. (Gonsoir) Block. He was raised in Farmington, Minnesota, and graduated from Farmington High School in 1977. Following high school he attended Vocational College and began working as a truck driver. For many years Duane was the owner and operator of Duane Block Trucking. He enjoyed hunting with his dog Ellie, tinkering in his shop, collecting model construction equipment and visiting with the many friends he made along the way. He shared a wonderful relationship with his 8 very smart and talented nieces and nephews!

Survivors include his mother, Lorraine of Northfield; his brothers, Allen of Northfield, William (Sara Wittrock) of Bloomer, Wisconsin; his sisters, Susan Jorgenson of Lakeville, Theresa Block-Becker of Northfield, Veronica (John) Schafer of Owatonna; 8 nieces and nephews; aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be 4-7PM, Friday, March 23, 2018, at the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home in Northfield.

Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home.