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Published December 06, 2012, 12:00 AM

Darrel Lukas Schweigert

July 30, 1937-December 4, 2012

Darrel Schweigert, 75, of Enderlin, North Dakota, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at his home. His funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday , December 7, 2012 at Armstrong Funeral Home 138 Dewey Street Enderlin, North Dakota with Pastor Ken Schock leading the service. Burial will follow at the Enderlin Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites.

Darrel Lukas Schweigert

July 30, 1937-December 4, 2012

Darrel Schweigert, 75, of Enderlin, North Dakota, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at his home. His funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday , December 7, 2012 at Armstrong Funeral Home 138 Dewey Street Enderlin, North Dakota with Pastor Ken Schock leading the service. Burial will follow at the Enderlin Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites.

Visitation will be at Armstrong Funeral Home 138 Dewey Street Enderlin, North Dakota from 9:30am to 10:30am prior to the funeral service.

Darrel Schweigert was born on July 30, 1937 in Selby, South Dakota to Lukas Schweigert and Emma Seidel. He was formally educated in the Fredonia area schools. Darrel served his country in the United States Army. Once out of the Army he worked in the Western part of the United States and then returned to the Fredonia, North Dakota area to work for Milton Weispfenning well drilling and plumbing. On December 15, 1963 he married Charlotte Coon. In 1964 Darrel started a career with Borton LC out of Hutchinson, Kansas building concrete grain silos and concrete cement plants for 35 years. He retired in April 2001. His career with Borton took him and his family all throughout the United States. Darrel was an avid fisherman who loved to spend time on the water, he also like camping as well. His favorite hobby was "tinkering" in the shop and being with his family and grandkids when he could.

Mr. Schweigert is survived by Charlotte, his wife of 48 years; 1 son Kirt Schweigert of Portland, Oregon; 1 daughter Nadine Schweigert of Fargo, North Dakota; 2 sisters Evangline Kleingartner of Jamestown, North Dakota and Eyvone Freyholtz of Fargo, North Dakota; 1 brother Gordon Schweigert of Hutchinson, Kansas and 6 Grandchildren as well as many neices and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Lukas on May 12, 1995; his mother Emma on July 22, 1949 and his brother Marlyn on July 5, 1988.

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