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Arthur Duane Fossum

Arthur Duane Fossum

Fossum, Arthur Duane of Maple Grove, MN, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 12 at North Residential Hospice in Brooklyn Center at the age of 92. Duane was born July 20, 1922 to Arthur and Molly Fossum of Christine, ND. He married Irene (Ness) of Wolverton, MN on February 21, 1948 and they lived in Grand Forks, ND for 58 years. Duane served as a Lt. in the US Navy during WWII. He graduated from North Dakota State University in 1947 with a degree in Agricultural Engineering and worked 40 years for Nodak Rural Electric Cooperative, retiring as General Manager. Irene and Duane relocated to Applewood Pointe in Maple Grove, MN in 2005. He is survived by his children, Craig (Liz) Fossum of Kansas City, Jennifer (Rob) Fosness of Chicago, and Brad (Gloria) Fossum of Plymouth, MN; his 7 grandchildren, Mark (Kristen) Fossum, Ann (Sean) Sandman, Tom (Julie) Fossum, Katie (Adam) Pautsch, Sara Fossum, Andrea Fossum and Kari Fossum; 4 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Ian, Ariana and Reagan. Duane was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Irene and brother, Robert. Memorials preferred to North Memorial Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Service Monday 8/18 at 11 AM at Calvary Lutheran Church, 7520 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley. Visitation 1 hour prior to the service at the church and also Sunday 8/17 from 4-7 PM at: Glen Haven Chapel 763-533-8643 5125 W. Broadway, Crystal.