Alan “Al” Richard Dzuck
Alan R. Dzuck, 77, Hibbing died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Chisholm, MN after a short-term illness. Al was born June 18, 1943 in Duluth, MN to Arnold and Violet Dzuck. In 1961, he graduated from Central High School in Duluth. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War in 1968-1969. He worked for Minnesota Poweras a lineman in Duluth for 20 years. He later worked for the DNR in Hibbing, retiring in 2008. Al was an avid fan of most sports, including the Bulldogs, MN Twins, MN Vikings, and St. Thomas Women’s Hockey. He also enjoyed fishing, golfing, woodworking, playing cards, and following all of his grandchildren’s endeavors.
Al is survived by his wife, Roselyn; step-daughter, Holly (Mark) DeMillo, Anderson, IN, Kelly (Todd) Pocquette, Nashwauk, MN, Becky (Rob) Badavinac, Pengilly, MN, and Wendy (John) Rue, Hibbing, grandchildren; Mila (Mike) Knott, Summer Blatt, Ryan (Maren) Blatt, Kayla (Trevor Davis) Pocquette, Beau (Erin) Pocquette, Allysa Pocquette, Zachary (Felicia Esler) Pocquette, Bron (Alex) Badavinac, Laura (Pat Evans) Badavinac, Jonathan (Shannon Lundgren) Rue, Lillian Rue, and Caroline Rue; 4 great-grandchildren; Tristan and Aleksei Knott, and Connor and Eli Pocquette; a sister, Coral (Brooks) McDonnell; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Roger; and a sister-in-law, Barbara.
In keeping with the wishes of Al, there will be no funeral service; however, there will be a private family gathering at a later date. A special thank you to Dr. Knuths and his staff at St. Luke’s, the staff at Mayo Clinic, and the staff at Heritage Manor in Chisholm. Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.
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