Patrick Donald Duffee
Patrick Donald Duffee, 62, of Turtle Lake passed away June 26, 2021 at home after a five year battle with cancer. Patrick was born November 8, 1958 in Northeast Minneapolis, MN to Gordon and Dolores (Juleen) Duffee. He married Rosanne Fearing in St. Anthony, MN on November 4, 1977.
After working for the University of Minnesota as an Operational Supervisor for twenty years, he and his family moved to Wisconsin. He was an entrepreneur, owning several businesses in various communities in NW Wisconsin before settling in Turtle Lake in 2004. Patrick was a proud member of the Teamsters Union and part of the Ham Lake, MN Fire Department for several years. He was known as a jokester and was proud of being kicked off Facebook several times over the years. Patrick was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Patrick is survived by his wife: Rosanne; children: Bridget (Nick) DeMoe, Ryan (Keri) Duffee, Keith (Cara) Duffee; grandchildren: Brittany, Cole, Braedon, Collin, Leila, Caden, Hailey, Colton, Evan, Waylon, Hannah; and sister: Sandy (Tony) Arellano.
He was preceded in death by his parents Gordon and Dolores; grandson Cameron Duffee; brother: Michael Duffee; and sister: Cheri Lloyd.
Funeral services were held at St. Matthew Lutheran in Almena at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 30, 2021 with Pastor Preston Paul officiating. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m., Thursday July 1, 2021 at the Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Skinner Funeral Home of Turtle Lake is serving the family.