DuWayne Green, age 61 of New Richmond lost his battle with cancer Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, just as he wanted it.
DuWayne was born the son of Gordon and Evelyn Green, on February 17th, 1952 in New Richmond, WI. He graduated from New Richmond High School in 1971 and shortly thereafter met Rebecca (Becky) Shafer of Amery, WI and they married on October 20, 1973. He later went on to receive his Associates Degree in Business Management from WITC and retired from Andersen Windows in 1999. Since retiring he has spent his free time hunting, fishing, woodworking, gardening, spending quality time with his wife, children, and grandchildren and cheering on his beloved Green Bay Packers.
DuWayne is survived by his wife, Becky Green, and daughters, Holly Green of St. Paul and Sarah (Aaron) Riendeau of Hudson, his grandchildren Vanessa, Addison, and Nolan Riendeau, and his three cats Ralphie, Freak, and Monster. He is also survived by his siblings, David (Karen) Green, Ron (Sandy) Green, Eugene Green, Darwin (Jean) Green, Gordon (Debbie) Green, Carol (Jerry) McDonel, and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gordon B. and Evelyn Green, his sister Yvonne Langness, and his father-in-law Gordon M. Shafer.
Memorial visitation was held on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 4-8 pm at Bakken-Young’s Beebe Chapel in New Richmond and Saturday, September 7th, 2013 from 12-1 at First Lutheran Church in New Richmond. The memorial service was held at 1pm on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.