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Donald Albert

July 23, 1924 – November 5, 2018

Donald Dukowitz
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Obituary for Donald Albert Dukowitz

Donald Albert Dukowitz, age 94, of Staples, passed away at his home on Monday, November 5, 2018. Donnie was born in Moran Township on July 23, 1924 to Albert & Pauline (Magdziarz) Dukowitz. He attended country school in Moran Township until the 8th grade. Donnie then joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and provided community service projects like, planting trees, and building roads. He joined the US Marines when he was 17 and served his county in WWII, where he was stationed in the Pacific Theater. After returning home, he married Mildred Judd in the summer of 1949, in South Dakota. They made their home in Moran Township. Donnie worked as an over the road truck driver most of his life. He was a proud member of the 1,000,000-mile club and was accident and ticket free. Donnie enjoyed fishing, hunting and tending to his garden.
Left to cherish his memory are his children: Beverly VanHorne of Sartell, Twylla Wozniak of St. Cloud, Bradley (Cindy) of Staples, Sandra Knosalla (Gary Knosalla) of Staples, Michael (Jane) of Sauk Rapids, William (Karla) of Bertha, Thomas (Cindy) of Swanville, Rebecca (Kevin) Valerius of Crosby and Tony (Jamie) of Staples; brother, Clifford of Kenosha, WI; 35 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Donnie is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred; brothers and sisters.
Funeral service for Donnie will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11AM at Taylor Funeral Home in Staples. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Moran Cemetery.

Caring for Don & the Dukowitz Family:
Taylor Funeral Care
Staples, MN 218-894-9009

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Funeral Service Information

Friday November 9, 2018
Taylor Funeral Home
102-6th Street
Staples, MN 56479
Service Extra Info
11AM Funeral service, with visitation one hour prior on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Taylor Funeral Home.