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Junior Turpin (Eric Abrahamson) and his wife Suzanne (Beth Wasche) squabble with their kids on their road trip to Bud's funeral.

'Dearly Departed'

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When family patriarch Bud Turpin (played by Jim Sinclair) falls over dead at the breakfast table during the play's first five minutes, the subject matter of Summit Productions' "Dearly Departed" immediately becomes clear.


But as his dysfunctional family prepares for Bud's upcoming funeral, the comic irony of the play's title becomes equally obvious.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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