Douglas Druse

Huron

Douglas Druse obit pic 41    Dr. Douglas A. Druse, 71, of Huron, died Thursday morning, May 26, 2016, at the Huron Regional Medical Center.
His memorial service was Wednesday, June 1 at the Basham Funeral Home.  Burial was in St. Wilfrid Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday afternoon before the service.
Doug was born Oct. 5, 1944 in Mitchell, son of the late Stacy and Ethyl (Johnson) Druse. On June 15, 1968, he married Linda Parsons at Moose Lake, Minn.
Raised in Woonsocket, he completed schooling at Northern State University in Aberdeen, University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., and received his PhD in Education from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He started his career as a teacher in Racine, Wis., was a high school principal in Dell Rapids for 16 years, and was superintendent of schools in White Lake, Wis., where he retired in 2006 and moved back to South Dakota.
He is survived by his children, Alison (Druse) Muscsik, Huron; Stacy (Nikki) Druse, Sioux Falls; six grandchildren, and one great-grandson; his sisters-in-law, Michelle Druse, Mary Alice Moe, Dorothy Kiefer and Jean Huberty; his brother-in-law, John Roache, Jr.; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda (Parsons) Druse; his sister, Lois (Druse) Nielson; his twin brother, David Druse; his brother, Jimmy Druse; brothers-in-law, Richard and Bob Parsons; and sisters-in-law, Helen (Parsons) Zentcowski and Pat (Parsons) Roache

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