Kirk T. Duea


Funeral services were March 22 at Abounding Joy Lutheran Church in St. Cloud for Kirk T. Duea, age 53, who passed away March 17, 2024, at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center. The Rev. Brandon Foster officiated and burial was at Christ Church Cemetery in Minden Township. Visitation was Thursday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Friday at the church.

 Kirk was born Dec. 21, 1970, in Lakewood, Ohio to Terrance and Jo Ann (Bonovsky) Duea. He grew up in Frederic, Wisconsin, and moved to Sartell in 2002. Kirk proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He married Danita Primus Feb. 17, 2024, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Kirk worked in security for the Monticello Nuclear Plant for over 24 years. He enjoyed music, especially Elvis Presley, Elton John, Billy Joel and the Beatles. Kirk also enjoyed WWII reenactments, traveling, golfing, brewery tours, biking, kayaking and time at the cabin up north. He visited most of the major league baseball stadiums, he only had five left.

 Survivors include his wife Danita of Sartell; parents Terrance and Jo Ann of St. Joseph; brother Benjamin (Amiee) of Sartell; grandma Louise Baribeau; nieces and nephews Tatum, Kilee, Kendra, Carly; mother-in-law Nancy Primus of Little Falls; in-laws Lori (Mike) Grover of Warroad, Carrie (Michael) Zupko of Flensburg and Jason (Marie) Primus of Sartell; nieces and nephews Thomas, Kaylee, Claire, Evan, Liam, Sienna and Landry. He was preceded in death by his grandparents and an aunt.

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