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Published January 08, 2013, 12:00 AM

Duane “Keith” Facey

Duane “Keith” Facey, 85, formerly of Lidgerwood, ND, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Lake Region Hospital, Fergus Falls, MN. Keith was born March 3, 1927 to Ted and Bernice (Hanson) Facey. He grew up in Gilby, ND, graduated high school and then enlisted in the Navy. After the Navy, he earned a business degree at UND, Grand Forks, ND. He married Florence Scheeler in July 1951. They lived in Enderlin, ND and co-operated a Gambles Store. They moved to Lidgerwood, ND in 1954 and owned Gambles Keith Facey & Sons, Inc. store until 1982. He then sold subscriptions to the Dakota Farmer and insurance products for Harvest Agents until he retired in 1995. Florence passed away on September 4, 1972.

Keith loved to dance (he attended 2 to 3 dances in the area per week). He belonged to the local snowmobile club and was a member of the American Legion & Knights of Columbus.

Duane “Keith” Facey

Duane “Keith” Facey, 85, formerly of Lidgerwood, ND, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Lake Region Hospital, Fergus Falls, MN. Keith was born March 3, 1927 to Ted and Bernice (Hanson) Facey. He grew up in Gilby, ND, graduated high school and then enlisted in the Navy. After the Navy, he earned a business degree at UND, Grand Forks, ND. He married Florence Scheeler in July 1951. They lived in Enderlin, ND and co-operated a Gambles Store. They moved to Lidgerwood, ND in 1954 and owned Gambles Keith Facey & Sons, Inc. store until 1982. He then sold subscriptions to the Dakota Farmer and insurance products for Harvest Agents until he retired in 1995. Florence passed away on September 4, 1972.

Keith loved to dance (he attended 2 to 3 dances in the area per week). He belonged to the local snowmobile club and was a member of the American Legion & Knights of Columbus.

Keith moved into Dakota Estates, Lidgerwood, ND in 2004. Due to health issues, he moved to St. Francis Nursing Home, Breckenridge, MN in 2007. In November 2008, he moved to Golden Living Center, Battle Lake, MN until the home closed in spring 2012. He then moved to Pioneer Care Suites, Fergus Falls, MN and recently to the Pioneer Nursing Home, Fergus Falls, MN until his death.

Keith is survived by three sons: David (Debby), Moorhead, MN, Donald (Pamela), Breckenridge, MN, James (Cindi), Wahpeton, ND; two sisters: Donna (Raymond) Woods, Forest River, ND & Della Umphrey, Bismarck, ND; two brothers: Pat, Gainesville, FL, Dean (Eunice), Gardnerville, NV; two grandchildren; seven step grandchildren and eleven step great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Ted & Bernice Facey and his wife Florence Facey.

Visitation: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 from 10:00 -11:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Lidgerwood, ND.

Funeral service: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 11:00 am St. Boniface Church, Lidgerwood, ND

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Lidgerwood, ND

On-line guestbook: www.frankfamilyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Frank Family Funeral Home, Lidgerwood, ND.

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