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Duane Haukoos, age 72, of Show Low, AZ, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at his residence. A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the United Lutheran Church in Walters, MN with Pr. Don Rose officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Sunday. Interment will be at the Walters Cemetery with military honors provided by the Walters and Kiester American Legion Posts.

Duane and his twin sister Diane were born December 16, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN, to Margaret Haukoos. Duane was baptized and confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church, Walters, MN. He graduated from Kiester High School in 1962 and enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served his country for four years and was honorably discharged. After driving semi cross country for several years, he moved to Denver, CO and trained himself in commercial construction sales, continuing in this profession for the remainder of his career before retiring in 2004. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, golf, and watching auto racing, and rooting for the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins. In his later years, he enjoyed visiting by telephone with his many family members and friends.

Duane is preceded in death by his mother, Margaret who died February 18, 2017 at the age of 99 years and 5 days, and brother-in-law Mark Langfald.

He is survived by his son, Jason (Rachel) Haukoos of Evergreen, CO; grandchildren, Landon and Kyler Haukoos; twin sister, Diane Langfald of Lake Mills, IA; double cousins, Dennis (Joan) Behr of Madison, WI, and Jim Behr of Rochester, MN; as well as many, many other cousins, nieces, nephews, their families and friends.