Russell Anderson
B: 1952-03-10
D: 2018-11-16
View Details
Anderson, Russell
Mary Jane Volesky
B: 1929-12-02
D: 2018-11-12
View Details
Volesky, Mary Jane
Robert Hassett
B: 1935-08-28
D: 2018-11-09
View Details
Hassett, Robert
Ralph Yeager
B: 1922-02-23
D: 2018-11-08
View Details
Yeager, Ralph
Donald Dukowitz
B: 1924-07-23
D: 2018-11-05
View Details
Dukowitz, Donald
Henry Mattson
B: 1940-09-09
D: 2018-11-02
View Details
Mattson, Henry
Beverly VanVickle
B: 1947-12-25
D: 2018-10-30
View Details
VanVickle, Beverly
Marjorie Evans
B: 1928-10-20
D: 2018-10-27
View Details
Evans, Marjorie
Rockne Anderson
B: 1939-06-23
D: 2018-10-22
View Details
Anderson, Rockne
Wallace Soper
B: 1937-05-05
D: 2018-10-20
View Details
Soper, Wallace
Rose Hanson
B: 1928-05-31
D: 2018-10-19
View Details
Hanson, Rose
Amos Loving
B: 1926-08-13
D: 2018-10-19
View Details
Loving, Amos
Nona Lach
B: 1931-12-15
D: 2018-10-18
View Details
Lach, Nona
Angela Wallin
B: 1966-05-31
D: 2018-10-14
View Details
Wallin, Angela
Virginia Kalis
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Kalis, Virginia
Carol Halda
B: 1924-12-08
D: 2018-10-10
View Details
Halda, Carol
Elaine Cherro
B: 1934-04-02
D: 2018-10-07
View Details
Cherro, Elaine
Adeline Murphy
B: 1921-05-16
D: 2018-10-01
View Details
Murphy, Adeline
Olive Lafer
D: 2018-09-29
View Details
Lafer, Olive
Evelyn Holmberg
B: 1928-02-01
D: 2018-09-29
View Details
Holmberg, Evelyn
Walter Colvin
B: 1936-07-11
D: 2018-09-26
View Details
Colvin, Walter


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
102 Sixth Street NE
Staples, MN 56479
Phone: 218-895-9009
Fax: 218-829-5016
About An Amazing Life|Help

Donald Albert

July 23, 1924 – November 5, 2018

Share this tribute
Donald Dukowitz

Obituary for Donald Albert Dukowitz

Donald Albert Dukowitz, age 94, of Staples, passed away at his home on Monday, November 5, 2018. Donnie was born in Moran Township on July 23, 1924 to Albert & Pauline (Magdziarz) Dukowitz. He attended country school in Moran Township until the 8th grade. Donnie then joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and provided community service projects like, planting trees, and building roads. He joined the US Marines when he was 17 and served his county in WWII, where he was stationed in the Pacific Theater. After returning home, he married Mildred Judd in the summer of 1949, in South Dakota. They made their home in Moran Township. Donnie worked as an over the road truck driver most of his life. He was a proud member of the 1,000,000-mile club and was accident and ticket free. Donnie enjoyed fishing, hunting and tending to his garden.
Left to cherish his memory are his children: Beverly VanHorne of Sartell, Twylla Wozniak of St. Cloud, Bradley (Cindy) of Staples, Sandra Knosalla (Gary Knosalla) of Staples, Michael (Jane) of Sauk Rapids, William (Karla) of Bertha, Thomas (Cindy) of Swanville, Rebecca (Kevin) Valerius of Crosby and Tony (Jamie) of Staples; brother, Clifford of Kenosha, WI; 35 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Donnie is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred; brothers and sisters.
Funeral service for Donnie will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11AM at Taylor Funeral Home in Staples. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Moran Cemetery.

Caring for Don & the Dukowitz Family:
Taylor Funeral Care
Staples, MN 218-894-9009

To send flowers to the family of Donald Albert Dukowitz, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.


Funeral Service Information

Friday November 9, 2018
Taylor Funeral Home
102-6th Street
Staples, MN
Service Extra Info
11AM Funeral service, with visitation one hour prior on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Taylor Funeral Home.