John Arden Duerre, retired Professor of Microbiology & Immunology at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 7, 2018, in Woodbury, Minn. He was 87.
John was a long-time member of the Grand Forks Curling Club, the Dakota Hunting Club, The Grand Forks Gun Club, Ducks Unlimited, and the National Wildlife Federation. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, painting, carving, collecting rocks, making jewelry, wood working, baking, cooking, and making cards and pictures from pressed flowers.
John is survived by his children, Gail (Larry) of Great Falls, MT, Dawn (Todd) of Maplewood, MN, and Arden (Tina) of Vienna, VA; grandchildren, Tara, Alexander, Connor, and Ethan; and sister, Gloria (Gib) Shope of San Antonio, TX. He is preceded in death by his wife; his parents; brothers, Bob, Lloyd, Donald, Richard; and sister, Tutty.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Ducks Unlimited or the National Wildlife Federation.
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. April 28 at the Dahl Funeral Home, East Grand Forks.
Visitation: 1 hour before services at the funeral home.
Inurnment: Inurnment will be in Lily, S.D., in July 2018.
Online Guestbook: www.dandahlfuneralhome.com
Arrangements By: Dahl Funeral Home.