Duane H. Poliwoda, 67

Duane H. Poliwoda, age 67, of Jupiter, FL, originally from Delano, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. Inurnment will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

There will be a gathering of family and friends Thursday, Nov. 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church, and will continue Friday from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Duane was born in Cokato, to Harry and Delores Poliwoda.

He attended St. Peter’s Catholic School, and graduated from Delano High School in 1969.

Duane married the love of his life, Carol Graunke, June 23, 1973, and had two children, three granddaughters, and a son-in-law.

Duane enjoyed and was known for his servant’s heart. He found great pride and joy in helping family, friends, and serving the Church.

Duane had a deep love of the Lord, and spent his time enjoying nature, gardening, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and was known for “tinkering” on anything and everything.

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