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Dallas J. Wegner

August 21, 1945 — June 19, 2022

Dallas Jerome Wegner, age 76 of Truman passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Friday, July 1, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Truman. A time for visitation will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 5-7pm at Zaharia Funeral Home in Truman and one hour prior to services at church. Burial will take place at Ridgelawn Memorial Park in Truman. Services will be live streamed and available at www.zahariafamilyfuneral.com.

Dallas was born on August 21, 1945 in Fairmont to Mervin and Hildegard (Karau) Wegner. He graduated from Truman High School. On April 8, 1967, Dallas married Patricia Ann Malo. The couple later parted ways, but unto this marriage 3 children were born. Dallas worked as a machinist for over 30 years, employed by Fairmont Tamper, previously Railway Motors. He also spent several seasons working on his father’s farm. This farm was important to him, and he often brought his children there during their childhood.

On July 1, 1989 Dallas was united in marriage to Arlene “AJ” Horstman Lowell at Trinity Lutheran Church in Truman. The couple enjoyed many wonderful years together, and in retirement, many meals at Perkins. Dallas was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was involved in the choir, along with the church board.

Dallas enjoyed mowing and caring for his lawn, gambling, and playing games. He was also a lover of food and a gracious host. Dallas was open-minded and fair, always smiling and chatting with others. He loved to talk and was very social. Dallas also had a huge heart, and was a wonderful grandfather.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Arlene; children, Wendy (Roger Vielle) Wegner of Deary, Idaho, Becky Wegner of Lynchburg, Virginia, Kathy (Anthony) Greve of Lake Crystal, Tom Lowell of La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Sandy (Jim) Smedsrud of Windom; brother, Richard (Jacque) Wegner of Mankato; sisters, Myrna (Marvin) Gag of Mankato, and Vicki (Tom) Hawkes of Rural Lew isville; grandchildren, Cassie, Brian, and Andrew Lowell, Austen and Daytona Smedsrud, Nicole and Tyler (Amber) Baerg, and Elijah (Naiya-Marie) and Elizabeth Greve; great grandchildren, Lincoln and Harper Baerg, Nikco Lee, Kaydee Linzie, Amber Bogenreif, Cera and Tobias Lowell; brother-in-law, Bob Hinderschied; and sister-in-law, Geraldine Wegner.

Dallas is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Merlin; sister, Sandra; and infant brother, Donald.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, June 30, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

ZAHARIA FAMILY FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE

102 E Ciro St, Truman, MN 56088

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Visitation

Friday, July 1, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

102 S 7th Ave E, Truman, MN 56088

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 1, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

102 S 7th Ave E, Truman, MN 56088

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