Virgil R. Durand Jr. (07/26/1930 - 05/23/2011)

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Ball & Dodd Funeral Home
5100 West Wellesley Ave
Spokane, WA

DURAND, Virgil R., Jr.
(Age 80)

Passed away on May 23, 2011 in Rathdrum, ID. He was born on July 26, 1930 to Virgil and Isabelle Durand Sr. in Walla Walla, WA. Virgil served in the Coast Guard. He graduated from Eastern Washington College and began his teaching career at Robert Reed School as an instructor. He taught 6th Grade and P.E. in numerous elementary schools in Spokane before retiring from teaching in 1986. Virgil was an avid golfer and an active member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. He was a loving husband, a devoted father and a giving friend. Virgil is survived by his wife Mary Ann Durand of Spokane, WA; daughter Nancy (Ron) Mason of Rathdrum, ID; son David Durand of Spokane, WA; two grandchildren, Ronnie and Robbie, and a brother Vernon (Julie) Durand of Great Falls, MT. Virgil, never the complainer, fought a courageous and valiant battle against Parkinson's before moving on to be with his Savior and his beloved parents. Funeral Service Friday, June 3, 2011, 1:00 P.M. at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home. Interment Fairmount Memorial Park.


Published in Spokesman-Review from May 29 to May 30, 2011
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