Eugene “Gene” P. Duerst, age 89, of Minocqua, passed away on Aug. 3, 2019 with his entire family at his side. Visitation will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Minocqua. The funeral service will follow immediately after, at 11:30 a.m. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made, via check, to the Eugene Duerst Educational Scholarship Fund (8070 Brinkland Drive, Minocqua, 54548), in memory of Eugene Duerst.

Complete obituary to follow. Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services is assisting the family; 715-356-3200, or visit www.bolgerfuneral.com to share condolences.