Duane Friez, 80, of Spearfish, S.D., passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home.
He was born March 16, 1933, to Joe and Anna (Krause) Friez in Mott, N.D. A South Dakota native, he was raised in Thunderhawk and Lemmon, S.D.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Sittner in 1955 and to this union a daughter, Audrey, was born in 1956 and a son, Wayde, was born in 1958. The couple farmed in the Lemmon and Thunderhawk area in the early years of their marriage. They moved to Newell, S,D,, where he pursued a career in the banking industry with First National Bank of the Black Hills. He worked fo...