Eugene Dufault, age 81, of Isanti passed away February 6, 2009 at GracePointe Crossing, Gables East in Cambridge. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 12th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A visitation will be held two hours prior to the service Thursday.
Eugene G. Dufault was born July 28, 1927 in Crookston to Leo and Sarah Dufault. He was raised in Crookston and attended school there. Gene then joined the Navy and served in World War II. After the service he made his home in St. Paul. Gene married Agnes Lipovsky in November of 1956 and they made their home in North Minneapolis. He was employed by Dayton’s for 15 years. Gene helped with Sunday school for 10 years at Hennepin Avenue Methodist Church in Minneapolis. He moved to Isanti in 1975. Gene enjoyed carpentry and was a jack of all trades and was skilled in many ways. In his earlier years he enjoyed roller skating and also ice skated.
Eugene passed away on February 6, 2009 at Grace Pointe Crossing – Gables East in Cambridge at the age of 81 years, 6 months and 8 days. He is survived by his wife, Agnes of Isanti; two sons, Jim of Downing, Wisconsin, and Lawrence (Kathy) of Mora; two grandchildren, Jessica and Daniel; two great-grandchildren, Huston and Braxton; one brother; one sister; and by other relatives and friends.