Duane A. Smude, 63

Duane A. Smude, a resident of Little Falls, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.

He was born in Little Falls March 30, 1949, to Alex and Alice (Tretter) Smude, Sr. He enjoyed traveling and the outdoors including hunting and fishing. Duane had been employed in oil well construction in North Dakota and Montana.

Survivors include his father Alex Smude, Sr.; and his brothers and sisters, Shirley (Ollie) Hanson, Gary (Deb) Smude, Mike (friend Diane) Smude, Randy (Deb) Smude, Alex “Butch” (Ann) Smude, Jr., Terry (Twyla) Smude, Pat (Dan) Watso and Bill Smude.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice and sister, Pam.

Cemetery services were held Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery.