January 1, 1970 ~ April 14, 2007
William (Duane) Klingbeil, 79 of Fargo, ND died suddenly Saturday, April 14, 2007 in his home.
Duane was born April 18, 1927 on a farm near Pinewood, MN to Walter and Hilda (Johnson) Klingbeil. He grew up on the family farm and attended a country school. Duane later graduated from a technical school in Minneapolis, MN where he was trained in welding. He moved to Fargo in 1963 where he was employed by Thurlow Welding and Machine for a number of years. He worked at American Crystal Sugar from 1979 until his retirement in 1989. Duane married Ione Mildred Bjornson October 8, 1990 in Fargo.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ione
He is survived by three brothers, Ron, Topeka, KS, Robert (Shirley) Stillwater, MN and Dennis (Jan) McQueney, TX; two sisters, Arlen Lee and Marilyn (Dick) Zeman, both of Bemidji, MN; and a special friend, Helen.
Visitation: 9-10 a.m. ? Wednesday, April 18, 2007 ? Boulger Funeral Home Chapel, Fargo, ND.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m. - Wednesday ? Boulger Funeral Home Chapel
Burial: 2:30 p.m. ? Wednesday - Meadowview Cemetery, Solway, MN. Lunch will be served following the graveside service at Eckles Community Center on Cardinal Road, rural Bemidji.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND
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