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April 2, 1938 – October 31, 2020

Virgil Edward “Bones” Kegler, age 82, formerly of Lester Prairie passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Hutchinson.

He was born on April 2, 1938 in Lester Prairie the son of Edward & Emily (Dolezal) Kegler.

On August 22, 1959, Virgil E. Kegler and Mavis Ann Brelje were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.   God blessed their marriage with four children.   Mavis preceded her husband in death on June 7, 2018.

Bones was employed as a machinist for many years at Honeywell, Sterners and at Schwartz Manufacturing.

He enjoyed deer hunting, watching the Twins and Vikings, trips to Mexico, hanging around with friends and spending time with his grandkids.

Bones formerly played a lot of baseball and softball.

He belonged to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Survived by his children: Michael (Barbara) Kegler of Lester Prairie, Vicki (Francis) Roufs of Winsted, Mark (Connie) Kegler of Annandale and Bradley Kegler of Lester Prairie; grandchildren: Matthew Kegler (Stewart), Samantha (Chris) Kegler Hanson and Tracy & Courtney Roufs (Brandon); great grandchild: Eleanor Kegler Hanson; a sister: Mary Ellen Loew of Litchfield; sister-in-law Gloria (Vernon) Luckhardt; other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Francis and Darrell.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Virgil “Bones” Kegler will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM. Inurnment Holy Trinity Cemetery.




3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Tony and Peg Lachermeier

    Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you, keeping you in our prayers

  2. Don and LaJean Hoof

    Keeping ALL of you in our thoughts and prayers! We had so many fun years with mom and dad when Dad and Donny played softball together..the good ole days!…HUGS to ALL!

  3. Dan Gueningsman

    Condolences to the Kegler family.

    Many memories of playing ball with and against “Bones” especially the trip to Plum City Wisconsin where Virgil had relation; an enjoyable weekend playing alot of ball as we lost our first game of a double elimination tournament and battled back to nearly win the tournament.

    May God Bless!!!
    Dan Gueningsman


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