September 05, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
September 05, 2017
- 7:00 PM
September 06, 2017
- 1:00 PM
Maurice F. Duval, 89, Lisbon, died Friday, Sept. 1 in North Dakota Veterans Home.
Maurice Ferdinand Duval was born in Moorhead, MN on January 14th, 1928 to Mederic and Blodwan Duval. He grew up in St. Benedict, ND and later moved to Fargo with his family where he was a dedicated paper boy for the Forum. He entered the U.S. Army Air Force in 1945 which became the U.S. Air Force beginning in 1947 and was stationed in numerous locations around the country. He then joined the Air National Guard in Fargo. In 1955, Maurice was hired by Gulf American Land Corporation selling real estate in Arizona and Florida. He returned to Fargo in 1960 and graduated from Joseph’s School of Hair Design where he met and later married Judy Sticka in 1962. They owned and operated the Flair Beauty Salon in downtown Fargo until 1973 when Maurice re-joined the Air National Guard. As a proud “Happy Hooligan”, he often served as crew chief while completing remote missions in civil engineering including work on the Panama Canal. He was active in the American Legion, serving in the color guard for 25 years. He was active in numerous area veterans clubs and was a member of the Depot Singers and Knights of Columbus.
Maurice is survived by sons Maurice Jon (Lezlie) Duval, Brainerd, MN, and Antoine “Tony” (Kirsten) Duval, Fargo, ND; 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and brother Russell Duval.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters; Bernard Duval, Leo Duval, Maxine Nelson (Jones), Monica Barfuss, Marianne Furch, and Robert Duval.
Visitation will be at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo on Tuesday, Sept. 5th from 5:00-7:00 pm with prayer service to follow. The funeral will be at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Sept 6th at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Horace ND.