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Dwight Eugene Wengert, 68, State Center

Dwight Eugene Wengert, went home to his Lord on November 11, 2018 in the comfort of his own home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora, Iowa at 10:30. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 14, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home West Marshall Chapel in State Center starting at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Orphan Grain Train in Dwight’s memory. For condolences please visit or call (641)-844-1234.

Dwight was born on March 17, 1950 to Carroll and Joan (Macdonald) Wengert in State Center, Iowa.  Dwight attended St. John Lutheran parochial school until it’s closure and then graduated from Colo Community School in 1968.  On May 20, 1972 Dwight married Julie McKinney.  They have one son, Seth.  Dwight farmed for many years.   He also worked at Lenox Ind. for over twenty years.  He loved his Farmall tractors, gardening, polka music and his grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Julie, son Seth (Amber) Wengert, grandchildren Breanna, and Kaylen, siblings Betty Butler, Hazel (Craig) Neil, and Denise (Rick) Buckholdt, and his mother Joan.

He is preceded in death by his father Carroll.

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