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Chet Durm

September 3, 1940 — November 17, 2020

Chester “Chet” Durm, age 80, of Pine River, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at his home. He was born to Eddie and Madge Durm on September 3, 1940, in Fifty Lakes, MN. Chet owned his own radiator shop for many years. His fondest memories were of working at the sawmill with his dad, driving horses in parades and horse pulls, riding motorcycles and spending time with his family and his favorite saying was, “Happy to you.”

Chet is survived by his wife of 58 ½  years, June; children: Lori Smith (Greg), Chad Durm (Michelle), Charlie Durm (Carol), Chris Orth (Rod); brother, Kenneth Durm (Mavis); sisters-in law: Dolores Durm, Vi Willard, Sharon Eberhardt (DeWayne), Patt Oehrlein, Phyllis Stanley; brother-in-law, Frank Matros; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Edwin; and sister, Sara Matros.

Services will be 1 PM on Saturday, November 21, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 8 PM and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be in Swanburg Cemetery.

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