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Kerry Weckwerth, 54, Haltom City, Texas

3/12/2015
Kerry Weckwerth, age 54, of Haltom City, Texas, passed away at his home on Monday, March 2. 
Funeral service will be held  at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord at 11 a.m. Monday, March 16. Rev. Harold Storm will officiate.
The organist will be Lisa Uecker. Guitarist Austin Sadler will play “Will The Circle Be Unbroken.”
Congregational hymns will be “In The Garden” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”
Casket bearers will be Chris Bauer, Adam Larson, Pete Arneson, Austin Sadler, Kenny Bowen and Jim Suedbeck.
Honorary casket bearers will be Cole Bauer, Benjamin Arneson, Lauren Bauer, Kate Arneson, Nora Larson, Claire Bauer and Ethan Larson.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Egesdal Funeral Home on Monday, March 16. 
Interment will be in the Arlington Public Cemetery. 
Kerry Jon Weckwerth was born in Gaylord on Sept. 1, 1960. He was the son of Virgil and Marlys (Diehn) Weckwerth-werth Telthoester. Kerry was baptized as an infant in September of 1960 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Arlington Township, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth at Centennial Lutheran in Henderson. He received his education in Henderson and was a 1979 graduate of the Henderson High School.
 Kerry served his country in the United States Army in Germany. After his discharge from the service, Kerry resided in Haltom City, Texas.
Kerry was employed at Akzo Nobel as a production operator in Fort Worth, Texas, for more than 20 years.
Kerry enjoyed riding his Harley, singing karaoke, watching Minnesota sports, especially the Vikings, and coming to Minnesota to visit family. He was a jokester and had a great sense of humor.
 Kerry is survived by his mother, Marlys Telthoester and her special friend, Jim Suedbeck of Gaylord; son,                       Kerry Don Weckwerth of Texas; siblings,   Kevin Weckwerth of Gaylord, Karen (Peter) Arneson of Arlington, Kristie (Christopher) Bauer of Brownton, and Cindy (Adam) Larson of Waconia; nieces and nephews, Cole Bauer, Benjamin Arneson, Lauren Bauer, Kate Arneson, Nora Larson, Claire Bauer and Ethan Larson; best friend, Kenny Bowen; other relatives and friends.
Kerry was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Weckwerth; step-mother, Sharon Weckwerth; brother, Curt Allen Weckwerth; grandparents, Sabina and Alfred Weckwerth and Elroy and Arlene Diehn.
Arrangements by Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Online obituaries and guest book available at www.hantge.com. Please click on obituaries and guest book.
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