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Darryl “Skip” Richard DuRand


Darryl “Skip” Richard DuRand was born June 21, 1936, in St. Paul, Minnesota, and died peacefully Dec. 6, 2020, at the age of 84.  

His home-sweet-home for over 25 years was in Greenfield.

He is survived by his children, Dean DuRand (Jenny Owens and Dezel Owens), Lorelee Zywiec, Michelle Torri (Jon Torri), Therese Alaniz (Pete Alaniz), Lance Richard DuRand; grandchildren Danielle Kruschke (Pete Kruschke), Christopher DuRand, Andrew Zywiec (Harper Binford and Brayden Bindord), Austin Zywiec, Alicia  Lopez (Eli Lopez), Danielle Tran (Dennis Tran), Alfred Alaniz (Teesha Alaniz), Anthony Alaniz; great-grandchildren Brandon Gaspord, Ezra LeMone, Elijah LeMone, Alex Lopez, Jordan Lopez, Lily Tran, Raelynn Tran, Alexis Alaniz; sisters, Donna Hickey, Gayle Garrity, Yvette (Randy) Batterson and brother Leo (Jeri) DuRand.

He was preceded in death by parents Richard and Dorothy DuRand; infant son Richard Paul; siblings John “Bud” DuRand, Scott DuRand, Barb Germain, Lance Pierre DuRand, Richelle DuRand; brothers-in-law, Thomas Hickey, Melvin Germain, David Garrity. 

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church, 141 Church Hill Road, Somerset, Wisconsin. Mass of Christian burial at 2 p.m. at the church. Internment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 18, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, 7601 34th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota.