Kent A. DuFresne, age 63, of New Hope, formerly, Shoreview, MN, is in the good hands of our Lord Jesus Christ after losing his battle with ALS on Mar. 17, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, Keith & Doris; brother, Mike; sister, Christine Taylor; brother-in-law, Franklin Dutton Jr.
Kent was a former United States Navy corpsman. He retired from the State of Minnesota as a Registered Nurse who spent his career helping others in need and had a passion for doing so. He loved gardening, working in his yard, birds, wildlife, photography and his family.
Survived by siblings, Karen DuFresne, Ray (Ree), Ron (Brenda Warden), Trish Dutton, Roger (Brenda), & David; sister-in-law, Karen; brother-in-law, Pat Taylor; many nieces, nephews, aunts & cousins. If so desired, memorials preferred to the ALS Foundation or the Good Samaritan Society Ambassador Care Center in New Hope in memory of Kent.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 835 2nd Avenue NW - New Brighton, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019; at 10:30am with a visitation one hour prior.