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Duane Guck

April 3, 1941 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old


Duane Francis Guck was born on April 3, 1941, in Bluffton, MN, to parents Hugo and Helen (Breuer) Guck. Duane passed peacefully in his sleep on August 29, 2023, at The Gardens at Brook Ridge.

Duane grew up on a farm in rural Bluffton, MN. He attended a country school and graduated from New York Mills High School in 1959.

On June 2, 1964, Duane was united in marriage to Janice Kruse. Their marriage was blessed with three children, Michael, Edward, and Jacqueline.

Duane was an avid hunter and a member of the Pharr Rifle & Pistol Club. He loved riding his bike and taking care of his flowers. In the last months of his life, he found a new love for coloring.

Duane was preceded in death by his parents, Hugo and Helen Guck, brother Jerome Guck, son-in-law Darwin Edmond, and great granddaughter Miya Peck.

Duane is survived by his wife, Janice Guck of Pharr, TX; children: Michael (Jean) Guck of Richville, MN; Edward Guck and Leah Oslund of Edina, MN; Teresa England of Stillwater, MN; Jacqueline Edmond of San Juan, TX; six grandchildren: Jonathan, Carman, Sara, Jake, Darlya, and Eryka; nine great grandchildren: Hunter, Gage, Molly, Castiel, Creed, Cade, Cyce, Kellee, and Abigail; brother Ronald (Deian) Guck of Hastings, MN; sisters: Margaret (Peter) Van Erp of Battle Lake, MN, and Susan (Edwin) Vonderharr of Madison, MN; many other relatives and special friends.

Duane and Jan ask you make a donation to A Healing Touch or The Gardens at Brook Ridge in his honor as an alternative to flowers. When sending donations please include the note, “In memory of Duane Guck”. The addresses are as follows:

· A Healing Touch 2900 N Texas Blvd, Ste 101 & 104 Weslaco, TX 78599

· The Gardens at Brook Ridge Attn: Front Desk 1201 W Ridge Rd Pharr, TX 78577

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Memorial Service
September 8, 2023

2:00 PM
Our Lady of Sorrows Church
1108 W Hackberry Ave
McAllen, TX 78501

Public Visitation
September 23, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Karvonen Funeral Home ~ Wadena
419 2nd Street NE
Wadena, MN 56482

Memorial Service
September 23, 2023

2:00 PM
Karvonen Funeral Home ~ Wadena
419 2nd Street NE
Wadena, MN 56482


A Healing Touch
2900 N Texas Blvd, Suite 101 & 104, Weslaco TX 78599
Tel: 1-956-447-1803

The Gardens at Brook Ridge, Attn: Front Desk
1201 W Ridge Road, Pharr TX 78577
Tel: 1-956-426-0704


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