James Eugene Wegley

June 27, 1938 ~ June 10, 2019 (age 80)


James Eugene Wegley, 80, Jamestown, ND died Monday June 10, 2019 at the ND State Hospital in Jamestown, ND

Gene was born June 27, 1938 at Williston, ND, the son of Charles and Verda (Cathers) Wegley. He attended the local school where he received his elementary education and grew to manhood in the vicinity. He later received his GED.

Gene entered the United States Navy in 1959 and was discharged in 1962 with the rank of E-4 3rd Class.

Gene worked as a laborer doing construction around North Dakota.

He is survived by his daughter, Danita (Charlie) Busse, and their boys, Austin and Kaiden, ND; 2 sons, David (Michelle) Wegley, their children, Jonny, Jesse and Lexi, all of ID; Charles Wegley, WA.

My dad loved each and everyone of his children very much. My dad was creative, compassionate and talented. He enjoyed fishing, going for drives and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed reminiscing of the Navy. He was willing to give his last dollar to a stranger in need. Very very generous. He loved the lord. He trusted the lord as I do.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Steve, his sister Charlotte.



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