Duane K. Kapplinger, 81
Kiester — Duane K. Kapplinger, age 81, of Kiester, died Aug. 19, 2009, at the United Hospital in Blue Earth. Funeral services will be held today, Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Kiester. Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009 from 3-6 p.m. at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells and one hour prior to the service at the church. Pastor Dick Steffen is officiating and burial is in Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery in Kiester.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Kapplinger of Kiester; three children: Kathleen (Marlin) Anderson of Kiester, Kim (Nolie) Kapplinger of Spring Grove, Kent (Eunice) Kapplinger of Fargo, N.D.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother Barry (Marcy) of Kiester; three aunts: Madeline Naumann of Brewster, Elvira Thompson of the Twin Cities, and Eva Thorson of Alden.