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Durward ‘Doe’ Pelkey, 72

Durward “Doe” Pelkey, age 72, of Delano, died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at his home.

He was born March 23, 1940, in Little Falls, to Clarence and Edna Pelkey.

Durward graduated from Mound High School in 1958, and served in the US Army from 1959 to 1962.

Doe was a loving and kind man, who enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, and music.

He was preceded in death by a son, William; and his parents, Clarence and Edna Pelkey.

Doe is survived by his wife of 48 years, Gladys; and children Pamela (Joel) Schroeder, and Thomas (Cheryl) Pelkey.

A celebration of Doe’s life took place Thursday, May 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Delano.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.