Duane Wilhelmi

Mass of Christian Burial for Duane Wilhelmi, 70, of Sleepy Eye, was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye.  Interment will be at a later date.

Mr. Wilhelmi died peacefully at his home April 3, 2017, after enduring an uphill battle with kidney failure over the last two years.

Duane “Willie” Paul Wilhelmi was born Sept.16, 1946 in Echo. He attended Sleepy Eye Public School. He married Theresa Saffert Feb. 19, 1966, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springfield.  They lived in Sleepy Eye where they raised three daughters.   He worked at Lang’s Meat Market in Springfield until his death.

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