Harlan L. Wegscheid, age 88, of rural Lester Prairie passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Centra Care Hospital in Monticello.
He was born on October 6, 1932 in Waverly the son of Edmund & Anna (Vorderbruggen) Wegscheid.
Harlan graduated from Nazareth Hall in St. Paul in 1950.
Harlan honorably served his Country in The United States Army.
Farming was his passion!
Survived by his wife: Joann (Kuntz) Wegscheid; sons: Daniel (Cindy) Wegscheid of St. Peter, Minnesota and Thomas Wegscheid of Blaine; grandchildren: Amy (Vince) Gundlach of Baxter, Minnesota, Rebecca Wegscheid of St. Paul, Minnesota, Emily (Nick) Nalbach of Charleston, West Virginia; great grandchildren: Britta, Soren and Anja Gundlach; siblings: Cordelia Lewandoski of Litchfield, Virgil (Virginia) Wegscheid of Hutchinson, Minnesota Ed (Betty) Wegscheid of Coal Valley, Illinois, Marcel (Ella) Wegscheid of Kress, Texas, Sharon Dominik (Dennis Williams) of Lawrence, Kansas and Darril (Mary) Wegscheid of St. Paul, Minnesota; In-laws: Patsy Wegscheid, Vicki Burke, Tom Willard, Don Kuntz, Marilyn Klose, Geri (John) Peterson, William (Joan) Otto, Marilyn (Stan) Kummer, Gerald (Carole) Otto, Paul (Theresa) Otto and Francis Otto; an aunt: Mae Vorderbruggen of Watertown, Minnesota; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by wife: Rosemary (Otto) Wegscheid, his parents Edmund and Anna Wegscheid, parents-in-law Joseph and Ann Kuntz and George and Katherine Otto, a brother Stanley Wegscheid, a sister Kaleene Willard, brothers-in-law Ernie Lewandoski, Robert Kuntz, Lowell Klose, George LaPenotiere and Jarvey Beck and by sisters-in-law Gloria Kuntz, Mae Kuntz, Jane Kuntz and Barb Otto.
A Private Mass of Christian Burial for Harlan L. Wegscheid will be held on Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.
Interment with military rites will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to “Feed the Kids”, Habitat for Humanity, Birth Rite, Holy Trinity Church, Holy Trinity School, Alzheimer’s Association or EWTN.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com