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Duane Jendersee

July 3, 1943 — March 9, 2022

*UPDATED SERVICE INFORMATION BELOW*

Duane Clarence Jendersee, age 78, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at The Cedars of Austin. Duane was born in Spring Valley, Minnesota, to William and Alma (Moke) Jendersee on July 3, 1943. He graduated in 1961 from Elkton High School. On September 2, 1961, he married Shirley Read at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Elkton, Minnesota. Their union was blessed with three children. The couple lived in the Dexter and Elkton area until moving to Austin in 1974. Duane worked for Crenlo then Hormel Foods. He continued his education at the Albert Lea Vocational Technical School and then began a 20-year career with Austin Public Schools in building and grounds maintenance, retiring in 2006. Duane was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Austin, where he ushered. He loved golfing, fishing, hunting, and enjoyed bowling. Duane will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jendersee of Austin, MN; children, Carmen Christensen of Clarks Grove, MN, Jay (Katheryn) Jendersee of Prior Lake, MN, and Candis (Timothy) Johnson of St. Louis Park, MN; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and two brothers, Melvin (Gloria) Jendersee and Harvard Jendersee. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Alma Jendersee; grandson, Michael Utley; brother, Donald Jendersee; and sisters-in-law, Peggy and Shelley.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Austin. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Elkton, Minnesota. Memorials are preferred to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Austin. Services are prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, April 22, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Worlein Funeral Home - Austin

1801 4th St NW, Austin, MN 55912

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Visitation

Saturday, April 23, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Our Savior's Lutheran Church

1600 W Oakland Ave, Austin, MN 55912

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Our Savior's Lutheran Church

1600 W Oakland Ave, Austin, MN 55912

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Interment

65033 220th St

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