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Virgil Duane Hernke, 78, Leon Township

Virgil Duane Hernke, 78, a lifelong resident of Leon Township, died on Friday at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. today at Urland Lutheran Church, 6940 County Road 9, Cannon Falls, with the Rev. Dean Lundgren officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service today at the church. Arrangements are by Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls. Online condolences may be directed to