Herman George Frederick Duenow

Funeral services for Herman George Frederick Duenow, 85, of Hutchinson, were held on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from the Riverside Assembly of God in Hutchinson, with the Rev. Donald Prewitt officiating.

Mr. Duenow died on Aug. 29, 1998, at Glencoe Area Health Center's long-term care facility.

The congregational hymns were "How Great Thou Art," "Rock of Ages," "Abide With Me" and "The Old Rugged Cross."

Pallbearers were Chad Mellies, Daniel Duenow Jr., Ben Schlueter, Paul Mathias, Richard Leither and Ronald Johnson. The honorary pallbearers were Betty Schlueter, ElRoy Schlueter, Dawn Halverson, Tim Halverson, Helen Schlueter, Chad Leither and Randy Duenow. Interment was in the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.

Mr. Duenow was born to George and Anna (Schlueter) Duenow on May 11, 1913 in Brownton. He was baptized and confirmed at the Brownton Lutheran Church in Brownton. He grew up on a farm in the Brownton area and also attended school in the area until the eighth grade.

On Dec. 22, 1946, Mr. Duenow was united in marriage to Margaret Kietzman at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stewart. The couple made their home in South Dakota where Herman worked for many years on a threshing crew. Herman and his family moved back to the Hutchinson area, where he lived until entering the GAHC's long-term care unit.

Mr. Duenow enjoyed being around people and visiting with family and friends. After retirement, he spent much of his time fishing with friends. His greatest love was the time that he spent visiting and doing things with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Charles Duenow and wife, Mary, of Billings, Mont., Lana Culver and husband, Sam, of Winsted, Daniel Duenow and wife, Leona, of Sheridan, Wyo., Cynthia Schlueter and husband, Dean, of Hutchinson; grandchildren, Jayne Duenow, Randy Duenow, Mardell Hill, Chad Mellies, Daniel Duenow Jr., April Schlueter, Megan Duenow and Ben Schlueter; great-grandchildren, Jake Duenow, Shannon Duenow, Kama Hill and Jamel Hill; sister, Elsie Brown of Arizona; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret, and four brothers.

The Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel of Glencoe handled arrangements.

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