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Lowell Day, 82

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Lowell "Duffy" Allen Day, 82, Villard, died July 28, 2014 at home.

Lowell, the son of Earl and Janet (Day) Day, was born June 27, 1932 in Minneapolis. Duffy lived in the metro where he supervised and worked maintenance for Minnetonka Beach.

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In 1994, he retired and moved to Villard where he worked for many years as the supervisor of Leven Township, worked for Gary and Jane Reents driving truck and semi, worked for Pat Gaffaney and drove school bus for the Minnewaska schools.

Duffy was an active member of the Villard United Methodist Church, which he helped build. He also helped build houses for Habitat for Humanity.

Duffy was very proud of his sobriety and has been sober for the past 40 years. Duffy will be remembered for his special sense of humor, his kindness, honesty and his get er done work ethic.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Day of Villard; children, Albert, Roger, David, Marc, Lowell Jr., and Deann; six grandchildren; sisters, Doris, Harriet, Marian and Jane; brothers, Harold, James, Douglas, Lyle, Dennis and William; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Duffy was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Margaret; brothers, Bruce and John.

Memorial services will be held Friday, August 1 at 2 p.m. at Villard United Methodist Church.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service.

Inurnment will be at Lake Leven Cemetery in Villard.

Arrangements are with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.

Send condolences to the family at www.hoplinhitchcockfuneralhome.com.

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