Duane G. Baron


Memorial services were May 20 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Duane G. Baron, 63, who passed away May 16, 2023, at his home. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Doug Watercott and Kevin Brenny officiated and burial will be at a later date.

Duane was born July 12, 1959, in St. Cloud to Henry and Frances (Gapinski) Baron. He grew up in the St. Cloud area in a big family with his parents, three brothers and five sisters. Duane graduated from Foley High School in 1977. He married Susanne “Sue” Reiman Sept. 26, 1998, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. They lived in Sauk Rapids where they raised their children, Jordan and Colin. Duane enjoyed working as a cabinet maker for Brenny Custom Cabinets for over 45 years before retiring in October 2022. In his free time, Duane enjoyed golfing, gardening, fishing and spending time with family.

Duane is survived by his wife, Sue Baron of Sauk Rapids; sons, Jordan Baron of Georgia and Colin Baron of Sauk Rapids; siblings, Nordeen (Mary) Baron of Andover, LeRoy Baron of Blaine, Harvey (Pat) Baron of Royalton, Renee Petron of Rice, Janice (Glenn) Huls of Avon, LuAnn (Larry) Novak of St. Cloud, Sharon Baron of Rice, and Kevin (Denise) Baron of Sauk Rapids. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Arlene Baron; and brother-in-law, Donny Petron.

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