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Donald L. Wegner, age 89, of Morristown, died on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mankato.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 5, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, North Morristown, with the Reverend Merle E. Lebahn, interim pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Concordia Cemetery, North Morristown, with military rites provided by The American Legion, Post 149, Morristown.

Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Thursday, November 4th from 4 to 8 p.m. and also at the church on Friday for one hour prior to the service.

Donald Louie Wegner, the son of Henry and Olga (Rutz) Wegner, was born on August 24, 1921 in Morristown. He married Ann Preuss on April 25, 1944 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Don was a lifelong farmer until retiring in 1979. He was later employed by Great Plains Lumber Yard, Morristown as a carpenter; by Mercury Minnesota of Faribault as a welder; and also by Farmer Seed and Nursery and Faribault Foods, both of Faribault. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the Philippines and Japan. He was a 65-year member of The American Legion, Post 149, Morristown. Don was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, North Morristown, serving in several positions and singing in the choir, as he loved to sing. He also was the clerk of Morristown Township for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; four children, Jerry (and Kay) Wegner of Lakeville, LaVonne (and Jerry) Tylee of Harris, Darrel (and Barb) Wegner of Burnsville and Sharon (and Wayne) Skoblik of Chanhassen; ten grandchildren, Brian, Joel and Danny Wegner, Matthew (and Jennifer) Heyer, Michael (and Jennifer) Heyer, Nathan Wegner, Megan (and Matthew) Kelly, Andrew Wegner, and Madeline and Hannah Skoblik; four great grandchildren, Ryan, Brandon and Henry Heyer and Emma Kelly; one sister, Darlene Spitzack of Waterville; one brother, Delbert Wegner of Faribault; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother and sister in law, Ted (and Janice) Wegner; a brother in law, Harlan Spitzack; and a sister in law, Marjorie Wegner.

 


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Name: Christine Friemuth
Email: Christine_Friemuth@uhc.com
Date: Wednesday December 08, 2010

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Bruce/Alicia - so sorry for the loss of your father and your uncle. My prayers go out to you both and the kids. Christine Friemuth

Name: Pat Ernste
Email: stevepat1970@yahoo.com
Date: Tuesday December 07, 2010

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Brad......I am so sad to have hear about your Dad's passing. I know that you have wonderful memories of him. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. It was just 4 months ago that I lost my Dad and I think if him everyday. Pat

Name: Christopher Anderson
Email: christopheranderson_20@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday December 07, 2010

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Delbert you will miss a lot i love going out to the farm and mowing the lawn and going to the cabin and the hrs we talk at Morris mart together your friend Christopher Anderson

Name: Debbie Keith
Email: debbielou@charter.net
Date: Tuesday December 07, 2010

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I enjoyed running into Delbert at the mailboxes at Town's Edge. He was a delightful, fun person to chat with. He will be missed. My sympathies as you grieve the loss of your father, Brad, Brenda, and Bruce.

Name: Greg/Lynda Gemlo
Email: glgemlo@hickorytech.net
Date: Tuesday December 07, 2010

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We will certainly miss Delbert. What a great guy he was. We had many laughs and good times at his cabin. We know he would've enjoyed the cabin this summer after he had it all remodeled. We will think of him often. All the family is in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy, Greg & Lynda

Name: Dave & Patty Rux
Email: patty.rux@msa.state.mn.us
Date: Tuesday December 07, 2010

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Delbert was a great guy with a great sense of humor. Our thoughts & prayers will be with your families.

Name: Jenny Linster
Email: countrygirl198001@yahoo.com
Date: Sunday December 05, 2010

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Brenda, I am sorry to hear the passing of your dad. Frist time I meet him was back in 1997, when we both worked at More 4. I will miss him dearly. Everytime I see him, he always asked me if I got married yet. I will miss dearly. So many memories.

Name: Don and Vera Prodoehl
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Date: Thursday November 04, 2010

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Ann, we are sorry to hear of Don's death. We will remember Don as a hardworking Farmer Seed employee, and a very kind and caring person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Don and Vera

Name: Denise and Mike Reiner
Email: mdeiner@newulmtel.net
Date: Wednesday November 03, 2010

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Anne and family Our thoughts are with you at this time of Don's passing. Sharon I know it must have meant alot to your parents that you were able to be there with them at this time. Our prayers are with you all. Mike and Denise