Merlyn Robert Duenow, 91

Merlyn Robert Duenow, 91, of Montgomery died on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Traditions in Montgomery. Services are pending in St. Ansgar, Iowa.

Merlyn was born on February 23, 1928, in Worth County, IA to Carl August and Edna Susan (Koster) Duenow. He graduated in St. Ansgar, IA.

Merlyn was united in marriage to Luanna Margaret Moen in St. Ansgar, IA in 1946. Merlyn worked as a line worker for Interstate Power/Alliant Energy. Merlyn sang in a barbershop quartet and in church choir. He enjoyed bowling, playing pool, traveling, camping and fishing and spending time with family.

Merlyn is survived by children, Thomas (Judy) Duenow of Elk River, Mark (Cindy) Duenow of Minneapolis, Bradley (Sheila) Duenow of Eagan, and Susan (Kim) Schumann of Apple Valley; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Duenow of Rosemount; grandchildren, Jen (Paul) Hanson, Amber (Joe) Kunz, Marty (MacKenzie) Duenow, Lucas Duenow, Becky Duenow, Nathan (Erin) Schumann, Josh (Ashlee) Duenow, Mandy  Duenow (Jeremy) Johnson, Julia Huffman, and Denise Boss-Shaunessy; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Paul Hanson Jr., Jacob Marcy, Kendall Marcy, Taylor Kunz, Aubrey, Riley and Leighton Duenow, London, Ayreland Duenow, Robby and Jess Johnson; siblings, Kenneth Duenow of St. Ansgar, IA, and Margaret Runtsch of Rochester.

Merlyn is preceded in death by his wife, Luanna; children, Jeffrey Duenow, Cindy Duenow-Palafox, and Robert Duenow; siblings, Wayne, Carl, John, Shirley, and Eleanor.

Arrangements are with the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. 507-357-6116. On-line condolences may be left at


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