Dale Leroy Wiederholt, age 70, of Winnebago, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at St. Lukes Care Center.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 23, 2012, at 11:00 AM, at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Winnebago, with Rev. Bob Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Visitation time will be from 4:00 to 7:00pm Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Spencer Owen Funeral Home, 345 6th Ave SE in Winnebago, and 1 hour before the service at the church. Web tributes may be left at www.spencerowen.com
He was born October 10, 1941, at Blue Earth, MN, the son of Theodore and Elaine (Henke) Wiederholt. In 1959 he graduated from Blue Earth High, where he was an outstanding wrestler. On July 15, 1960 he joined the United States Navy, and was honorable discharged on July 14, 1966. He married Kathleen R. Kogel, July 22, 1967 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Together they had 3 children Michelle, Tom, and Chad. Dale worked
various management jobs in retail from Dale’s Jack & Jill, Tempo Stores, Pamida, and finally Wal-Mart.
He was a Boy Scout Leader, member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Winnebago, loved bowling, yard work, fishing up north at the cabin, the Blue Earth “Bucs”, and was very passionate about his grandchildren.
He is survived by his Spouse, Kathy Wiederholt of Winnebago, his Mother, Elaine Wiederholt of Blue Earth, his Daughter,
Michelle (DuWayne) Berndt of Easton, his Son, Tom Wiederholt of Winnebago, his Son, Chad (Celeste)Wiederholt of Richfield, his Brother, Mark (Terri) Wiederholt of Winsted, his Brother-in-law, Doug Krinke of Blue Earth, his Sister, LaFaye Weise of Blue Earth, his Sister, Marie (Marv) Johnston of Fairmont, his Sister, Gail (Bruce) Gudahl of Blue Earth, his Sister, Danette (John) Enger of Mankato, his Sister, Sheri (Tom) Moench of Lakeville, his Sister, Deb (Bill) Hanson of Rosemount, his Grandchildren, Joshua Berndt, Abigail Berndt, Nicholas Wiederholt, Ava
Wiederholt, his Sisters-in-law, Florence (Donald) Wishman of Huntley, Ruthie Schulenburg of Huntley, Linda (Larry) Bosma of Mansfield, TX, Debbie Wingard of Sugarland, TX, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father Ted, infant brother Henry, sister Susan Krinke, and brother-in-law Chuck