Leonard Wegscheid, 100, of Perham, MN, previously of Bluffton, MN, died Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, 2011, at the Perham Memorial Hospital surrounded by family members.
Leonard was born July 11, 1910 in Sauk Center, MN, to Gregor and Susan (Hansen) Wegscheid. He married Lorene Beringer on February 14, 1938, and remained happily married for 73 years. Leonard was well known and loved for his many passions, skills and hobbies such as being a devout Catholic, loving husband, father and grandfather, farming and gardening, carpenter and cabinet maker, fishing, dedicated Twins fan, quilting and skillfully lucky card player.
Surviving Leonard is his wife, of 73 years Lorene; brother Roman (Rosamond) Wegscheid; sister-in-law Sister Mary Martin Beringer OSB; children, Gregor (Shirley), Roger (Faye), Elsie (Halarian) Schultz, Gerald, (Marge) Wegscheid, Ralph (Kathy), Odelia, Eldon (Emily), Lawrence, Everett (Pat), Owen (Edith), Ruthann (Stanley) Lehmann, Grace, Lennett (Kevin) Savchuk, 65 gandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding Leonard in death are parents, Gregor and Susan (Hansen) Wegscheid; son Ormund; 8 brothers; 4 sisters,;4 brothers-in-law; 6 sisters-in-law;2 daughters-in-law and 2 grandchildren.