Duane ‘Duke’ D. Knafla, 87
Jan. 16, 1934-Aug. 5, 2021
Duane “Duke” Knafla, 87, died Aug. 5 at the St. Cloud Hospital. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids. The Revs. David Hinz and John Beck will officiate and burial will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.
Survivors include the following: his son, David (Barb) of St. Cloud; special friend, Arlene Mendel of Sartell; step children, Sharon (Gregg) Taubert of Beaver Creek, Jeff Johnson, Gary Johnson (Nancy Keller) and Christine (Richard) Hupe, all of St. Cloud; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials are preferred to the Trinity Lutheran Building Fund.
A full obituary will be published in the Aug. 20 edition of the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader.