James "Waggy" Wegner age 59, of Evan, Minnesota died following a short battle with cancer on May 2, 2019, at Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.
Visitation will be on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Evan, MN.
Service will be held at the St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Evan, MN, on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 am.
Interment will be at the Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.
James "Waggy" Wegner, age 59 of Evan, MN passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. James was born on October 23, 1959 to Edgar and Alice Wegner in Sleepy Eye, MN. He attended grade school in Evan and graduated in 1978 from Sleepy Eye Public High School. During high school and after graduation he worked at the Holiday gas station in Sleepy Eye. He also worked for many years at Coleman in Springfield as a welder. James was married to Eileen Sellner in 1988. He spent his entire life in the Evan area. James was a big fan of country music with Waylon Jennings being his favorite singer. Waggy loved showing off his restored classic Super Bee and Chevy convertible. He enjoyed Nascar, Karoke, camping, fishing, wildlife and the outdoors. He took many cruises down by the river. His family, friends and neighbors will miss hearing him tell his very detailed stories and jokes!!
James is survived by his sisters; Jeanette (Michael) Crouch, Lauraine Sowers and June Streich all of Sleepy Eye; nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers-in-law, Kenny Streich and Stan Sowers.