Donald Ira Weber, 62, of Fergus FallsPublished 11:59am Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Donald Ira Weber, 62, of Fergus Falls, formerly of Campbell, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Sanford South Medical Center in Fargo.
Donald “Donn” was born in Breckenridge on Nov. 12, 1950, to Ira and Frances (Driscoll) Weber. He grew up and attended school in Campbell graduating from high school in 1969.
Following high school, he attended NDSSS for engineering. From there he went to NDSU and earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
He then moved back to Campbell and worked at Weber Repair until 1993.
He married Terry Jorgensen on June 13, 1992, in Campbell.
In 1994, Donn began a 19-year career with Smith Motors in Wahpeton, N.D., in the parts department.
He and Terry moved to rural Fergus Falls in 2005.
Donn was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He enjoyed wine making, gardening, and in his younger years, loved the thrill of driving in demolition derbies.
He was a member of the Campbell Fire Department, and at one point, achieved the rank of Fire Chief.
He was a devoted family man, treasuring time spent with family and friends. Donn was also an enthusiastic Bison fan.
Donn is survived by his wife Terry of rural Fergus Falls; his children, Jeremy (Darcy) Jorgensen of Campbell, and their children Lauren, Isaac, and Ava; Jessica (Daren) Kaehler of Breckenridge and their children Ashtyn, Camryn, Katlyn; and Ryan (Katie) Jorgensen of Fargo; his sisters, Mary Jo (Richard) Diehl of Rochester, N.Y., Ruth Ann (Lambert) Brunkhorst of Warroad, and Rosemary (Charles) of Popelka, Bowie, Md.; his mother-in-law, Laura Medenwaldt of rural Fergus Falls; and several nieces and nephews.
Donn was preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Frances Weber; and his sister, Kathy.
Visitation: Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at the funeral home
Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St. Gall’s Catholic Church, Tintah
Clergy: Father Mike Kellogg
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Wahpeton, N.D.
Funeral Home: Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge