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Glenn E. Wergeland

May 3, 1922 — November 26, 2019

Glenn Edwin Wergeland, 97, of Humboldt was called to be with our Lord on November 26, 2019 at his home.
Glenn, the son of Lewis and Anna Wergeland was born on May 3, 1922 in Goldfield, Iowa. He grew up in the Thor area and graduated from Thor High School. After graduation he farmed and raised hogs with his father. In 1948 he was united in marriage to Vivian Dornath at Ullensvang Lutheran Church in Thor. The couple made their home near Thor and then moved to the family farm. Along with grain farming, he raised and sold purebred Hampshire, Yorkshire and Duroc hogs. In his younger years he showed hogs at various hog shows and won numerous awards. He was on the board of directors of the Humboldt County fair for several years. They retired in 1989 and moved into Humboldt. He was a member of the Ullensvang Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law Glenda & Jim Reid; and his son Dave Wergeland; a brother-in-law Elven Dornath; and sister-in-law’s Jody Dornath and Darlene Dornath; five grandchildren Todd, Matthew and Ryan Ledyard; Debbie Brewer and Mark Reid; five great-grandchildren Aidan, Noah, Sophia, Connor Ledyard and Sheyanne Stover; one great-great grandchild Hayden Timothy; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife Vivian of 70 years; his parents Lewis and Anna Wergeland; brothers Carroll Wergeland and Lewis Wergeland Jr; sisters Alice Brown and Lucille Carter.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 P.M. at Ullensvang Lutheran Church in Thor. A visitation will be one hour prior to the start of the funeral service at the church. Burial will be held at East Ullensvang Cemetery in Thor. The Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service of Humboldt is assisting the family. Memorials in his name may be made to the church.
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Thor Lutheran Church

105 Ann St, Thor, IA 50591

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East Ullensvang Cemetery

Thor, IA 50591

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