Donald Vergin, 85, of Motley, passed away, December 19, 2017, at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.
Services will be held at Thursday, Dec. 28 , at 11 a.m. at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baxter, with Pastor Bill Werth officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Arrangements are with Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples.
Donald was born June 12, 1932 in Rockford Township to August and Mathilda (Meyer) Vergin. He was confirmed at Cross Lutheran Church in Rockford and graduated from Rockford High School. Donald served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954. He married Marianne Zaske on April 15, 1956 in Long Prairie. Donald was self-employed at Vergin Trucking for over 40 years and Vergin Pet Supplies in Rockford. He was a Charter Member of the Rockford Lions Club, member of the Motley Lions Club, Wright County Fair Board, American Legion Post 124, Rockford City Council, Rockford Fire Dept. and the Elmwood Cemetery Board.
Donald is survived by his wife; three daughters, Debra Vergin (Jonathan Giberson) of Hamel, Dawn (D. Scott) Vandenheuvel of McAlester, OK, Dayna (David, Sr.) Boudreau of Rockford and one son, Darren (Lisa) Vergin of New Richmond, WI; one nephew, Danny (Angela) Wagner of Albertville; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Janet (Eugene) Bauman and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and four sisters, Mildred Wagner, Marian Larson, Irene Gibson and LaVerne Loescher.