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Duane Brudvig

Duane Brudvig

Duane Brudvig, 65 of Bella Vista died Thursday, June 19, 2014 in Fayetteville. He was born May 16, 1949 in Cooperstown, North Dakota the son of Helmer Brudvig and Rose Aalgard Brudvig.

He was a 1967 graduate of West Fargo High School. He served in the US Army with the AHC in the 281th Division during the Vietnam Era during which he received the Bronze Star.

He married the former Deborah Heupel on April 29, 1972 in Minneapolis, MN. He worked for the Canadian Pacific Railroad for 20 years before moving to the North West Arkansas area. In the area, he worked as a Deputy Sheriff and finished working delivering Oxygen. He attended Bella Vista Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Deborah "Debbie" Brudvig of the home; daughters: Stacy Clair and her husband, Peter of Rogers, MN, Melissa Philpott and her husband, Sam of Noel , MO; 3 brothers, Harvey Brudvig of Fargo, ND, Lyle Brudvig of Dickinson, ND, Leland Brudvig of Webster, SD and 6 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7PM on Monday at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home

Funeral service will be 11:00AM, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Chapel of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fayetteville National Cemetery with military honors

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