Donald Eugene VonEhwegen

Jun 1, 2024

A funeral service for Don VonEhwegen, age 92, of Terril,was held Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Terril. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery.
Donald Eugene VonEhwegen was born at home on March 22, 1932, in Sac County to Reinhardt and Bessie (Bogue) VonEhwegen. Don passed away on May 28, 2024, at Lakeside Lutheran Nursing Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa,at the age of 92.
Don spent his childhood years in Nemaha, Iowa,and moved to Terril in 1950 and graduated from Terril High School in 1951. While attending Terril schools he met his future wife, Glenda Mohr.
Don then entered the Army October 9th,1952,and served in the Korean War. He was discharged from active duty on July 8th,1954. He continued to serve our country in the Armed Reserves until his honorable discharge on September 30, 1960.
On September 19th,1954,he married Glenda Mohr. To this union four children were born. The couple farmed together and Don sold Dekalb Seeds beginning in 1976. In 1993,the couple moved into town. Don and Glenda have been married 69 and a half years.
Don served on numerous boards in Dickinson County, was an active member of the American Legion and a devoted member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church,both of Terril.
Don is survived by his wife, Glenda, of Terril, and his children:Anita (Mike) Mayou, Lake Park;Craig (Sharon) VonEhwegen, Dickens;Deb (Craig) Lockey, Milford; and Robert VonEhwegen, Terril; grandchildren,David Mayou, Matthew (Becca) Mayou, Taylor and Andrew VonEhwegen, Ashley (Johnny) Petievich, Melissa Lockey, Kort and Ellie VonEhwegen; threegreat-grandchildren, Emmet and Kal Mayou and Lydia VonEhwegen; his brother, Jerry VonEhwegen,and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents,Reinhardt and Bessie VonEhwegen; his father and mother-in-law,Albert and Esther Mohr; brothers, Duane VonEhwegen and Bernard VonEhwegen; sister-in-law,Carolyn VonEhwegen; and infant nephew,Rodney VonEhwegen.
Turner Jenness Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.