Duane SchwandtDuane Ervin Schwandt, 86, Frazee, MN, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013 at home. He was born on July 24, 1927 in Hillsboro, ND to Theresa Bierman. She later married Reinhart Schwandt. The family moved to Minnesota to a farm near Vergas in 1936.
In 1945, Duane enlisted in the Marines. He was discharged to inactive duty in 1948. In 1950, he was called to active duty and served in the Korean Conflict until his release in 1952. He was discharged to inactive duty in 1953.