Eugene M. DeKanick
DeKanick, Eugene M., age 82, passed away on January 16, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Born to Stella and Martin DeKanick on April 6, 1938, Eugene was raised, along with his sister, in Minneapolis. He went to Edison High School where he met his wife, Patricia Iversen. He worked for Northwestern Bell/Qwest and retired after 40+ years of service. Eugene was a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. He loved traveling and spending free time with his family and friends. He and Pat especially enjoyed spending winter months in Palm Desert, California, with great friends, while being visited by family. Eugene was passionate about car shows, spending hours taking in the sights and sharing his own Mustang convertible. He was a caring man who helped everyone and did so with his contagious smile. Preceded in death by daughter, Lynn Marie, and parents, Stella and Martin DeKanick. Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Patricia; Children: Bradley (Linda), Laurie (David), Martin (Whitney), and Brian (Amy); Grandchildren: Christine (James), Leann (Kevin), Catherine (Jacob), Phillip (Lauren), Amanda, Rachel (Jesse), Benjamin, Matthew, and Vivian; Great-Grandchildren: Lucie, Milo, and Piper; Sister: Darlene Friend as well as in-laws and nieces. The family would like to thank Visiting Angels and Fairview Hospice for the care they provided Eugene. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Anthony Village, on Friday, February 5, at 11am with visitation at 10am. Masks are required. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) or an organization of your choice. Funeral arrangements provided by Billman Hunt Funeral Home
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