Kerry Weckwerth, age 54, of Haltom City, Texas, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015, at his home.
Funeral Service will be Monday, March 16th, 11:00 A.M. at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord, with interment in Arlington Public Cemetery, Arlington, Minnesota.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Egesdal Funeral Home on Monday.
Military Honors by the Manthey-Asmus American Legion Post #433 of Gaylord.
Kerry Jon Weckwerth was born on September 1, 1960, in Gaylord, Minnesota. He was the son of Virgil and Marlys (Diehn) Weckwerth 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 Ft. 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 passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015, at his home in Haltom City, Texas, at the age of 54 years. Blessed be his memory.
Kerry is survived by his:
Mother, Marlys Telthoester and her special friend, Jim Suedbeck of Gaylord, MN;
Son, Kerry Don Weckwerth of TX;
Siblings, Kevin Weckwerth of Gaylord, MN, Karen Arneson and her husband, Peter of Arlington, MN, Kristie Bauer and her husband, Christopher of Brownton, MN, and Cindy Larson and her husband, Adam of Waconia, MN;
Nieces and Nephews, Cole Bauer, Benjamin Arneson, Lauren Bauer, Kate Arneson, Nora Larson, Claire Bauer, Ethan Larson, Austin Sadler;
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.