Cover photo for Duane Allen Leegard's Obituary
Duane Allen Leegard Profile Photo
1930 Duane 2021

Duane Allen Leegard

August 4, 1930 — May 1, 2021

Duane A. Leegard age 90 of Detroit Lakes, MN died May 1, 2021 at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes, MN.

Duane Allen Leegard was born August 4, 1930 in Detroit Lakes to Julian and Cora Lien Leegard. He attended Country School. He served in the United States Army from 1953-1954. On June 11, 1960 he married Eloise Olson in Richwood Lutheran Church in rural Detroit Lakes. They farmed in Richwood Township, raising beef cattle. Duane also worked at Reid and Wackman Lumber and at Stenerson Lumber for many years. He served as Supervisor in Richwood Township for 45 years, and was the Sexton at Richwood Lutheran Cemetery for many years.

He is survived by his sister in law, Eleanor Olson, of Detroit Lakes; and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife Eloise (May 2011.)

Funeral Services will be on Monday May 10, 2021; 2:00 p.m. at the Richwood Lutheran Church in rural Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Richwood Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Richwood Cemetery Fund or Richwood Lutheran Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Duane Allen Leegard, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, May 10, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Richwood Lutheran Church

MN

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Monday, May 10, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Richwood Lutheran Church

MN

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 21

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree