LeRoy “Lee” David Dusek, age 82, of Thief River Falls, MN, formerly of River Falls, WI passed away peacefully on February 9, 2019 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Lee was born in River Falls, WI, April 20, 1936 to David and Angeline (Hutera) Dusek.
Lee loved the peace of Northern MN and lived there for over 45 years. He enjoyed many hunting and fishing trips with friends, playing cards with family, was an avid reader and gun enthusiast. Earlier in his life, Lee grew up on a dairy farm, obtained his private pilot’s license, served in the WI National Guard and worked at an oil refinery. In 1973 he became a grain farmer and worked winters as a truck driver. Lee enjoyed socializing with his friends and neighbors in the community and was active in his church.
LeRoy is preceded in death by his parents, David and Angeline; sister, Delores Voight.
Lee is survived by his children, James (Josephine) Dusek, Kathryn Dusek, Lora (Monte) DeBoer, David Dusek; grandchildren, Samantha , Alexandra, and Benjamin Dusek, Emma Dusek-Shaw, George and Jack DeBoer; also survived by Clarice (Hauth) Dusek.
Mass of Christian Burial for LeRoy will be 11:00 am Thursday, February 14th at St. Bridget Catholic Church, 211 East Division Street, River Falls, WI. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 pm Wednesday, February 13th at O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home, 225 South Third Street, River Falls and one hour prior to Mass on Thursday at the church. Interment is to be in Mann Valley Cemetery, River Falls, WI. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 202, Ellsworth, WI 54011. www.oconnellfuneralservices.com 715-425-5644
Services entrusted to O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home, River Falls, WI.