March 12, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 11

Duane Friez

Duane Friez, 80, of Spearfish, S.D., passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home.

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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...

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