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Harland J. Diers, 82

Harland John Diers, age 82, of Paynesville, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019.

Funeral services will take place Friday, May 17 at 11 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, with visitation one hour prior to the services.

The Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home, Howard Lake, is handling the arrangements.

Harland was born March 14, 1937, in Minneapolis, to Viola (Luedke) and Rueben Diers.

He was united in marriage to Caroline Blomker June 14, 1957, at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake.

Harland was a truck driver for Supervalu and Local 120 Union for 33 years.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting,

Harland is survived by his wife, Caroline; children, Kenneth (Oksanna) Diers, William (Kathy) Diers, Pamela (Byron) Hassell, James (Nancy) Diers, and Candace (Keith) Bohlman; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister Margie Lemke.

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