Duane C. Musolf, 75, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Saint Marys

Hospital in Rochester.

Duane C. Musolf was born in Kasson on May 11, 1937, to Orrie and Beulah

(Todd) Musolf. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1959. He

married Patricia Ann Quandt on Sept. 5, 1964, at Pleasant Valley Lutheran

Church. He worked at Mayo Clinic as a surgical technician for 35 years

before retiring in 1994.

He loved antiques, spending time at the cabin and being around his

family and feline friends.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Patricia Ann; two daughters,

Debra (Scott) Grischow of Owatonna and Pam (special friend, Ryan Puzio)

Kropp of Stewartville; granddaughter, Madelynn Kropp; a brother, Paul (Pat)

Musolf of Chatfield; and many other family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Gloria Dei Lutheran

Church, with the Rev. Karna Hagen officiating. Interment was at Evergreen

Cemetery in Mantorville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Duane's family.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester,

assisted the family with arrangements. 507-289-3600 /

www.ranfranzandvinefh.com