Duane E. Rognli, age 64, of Silver Lake, passed away at the Glencoe Hospital Monday, Dec. 12, 2016.
He was born Dec. 27, 1951, in Moorhead, to Erling and Iris (Bowers) Rognli.
Duane graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1970.
Following graduation, he worked for Lester’s Builders, and Orin Thompson in construction.
Duane married Margaret Novak Aug. 2, 1975, at St. Joseph’s Church.
Duane worked at 3M for 30 years as a mechanic, retiring in February 2012.
He enjoyed watching sports, and spending time with family and friends at the lake.
Duane and Marge also enjoyed traveling together throughout the United States.
He was preceded in death by his father, Erling, in 2012.
Duane is survived by his wife, Marge Rognli; mother, Iris Rognli; children, Brian (friend, Maureen Flynn) Rognli, Amanda (friend, Todd Orduno) Rognli, and Angie (DJ) Karnik; grandchildren Lucas Rognli, Cassie Zumhofe, Hannah Stuewe, Brooke Karnik, Kellen Zumhofe, and Payton Zumhofe; a brother, Roger (Jacquie) Rognli; and sisters, Ann (Jim) Andre, and Judy (Mike Hoyt) Rognli.
Memorial service took place Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 at noon at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, with interment in the church cemetery.
There was visitation Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake from 4 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Visitation continued Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to the time of the service, also at the funeral home.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake served the family.