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Louis E. "Sugar Bear" Duran

January 7, 1962 — June 20, 2024


Louis E Duran, “Sugar Bear”

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Louis “Louie” Duran, Thursday, June 20, 2024. He was Born January 7th, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in Laveen, Arizona. Survived by Wife Emily Salinas, Step Children, Jessica Gonzales, Tanya Salinas, Daniel Salinas, Thomas Salinas and 5 grandchildren, Brothers Joseph Duran, Mark Duran, and Sister Anita “Anna” Duran. Preceded in death by his Mother Josephine and Father Louis Duran. Louie worked for the Arizona Department of Transportation for 26 years. He loved Golf and football. He was a devoted fan of the Minnesota Vikings.

Memorial Service will be held July 13, 2024, 11:00 A.M. at Menke Funeral & Cremation Center 12420 N. 103rd Ave in Sun City, Arizona with Reception to follow.


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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 13, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Menke Funeral & Cremation Center

12420 N 103rd Ave, Sun City, AZ 85351

Reception to Follow at Menke Reception Hall

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