Friday, December 1, 2023

Dale L. Wegleitner

Dale L. Wegleitner


Dale L. “Clink” Wegleitner, 72, of Melrose, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones May 30, 2023, at his home in Melrose.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 8, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grey Eagle with the Rev. Vincent Lieser officiating and the Rev. Ronald Dockendorf concelebrating. Entombment will be in the parish cemetery with military honors by the Melrose Veterans Honor Guard.

Dale Lawrence Wegleitner was born Sept. 15, 1950, in St. Cloud to Anton and Verena (Heinen) Wegleitner. He served in the United States Army from 1970-71. On Feb. 3, 1984, he was united in marriage to Joan Welle at St. Anthony Catholic Church near Albany.  

Dale was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grey Eagle and a lifelong member of the Schanhaar-Otte VFW Post 7050 in Melrose. He enjoyed deer hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Wegleitner; brothers Tony (Kerry) Wegleitner and Darrell (Anette) Wegleitner; sisters Debbie (LeRoy) Sand and Denise Wegleitner; sisters-in-law Pat Wegleitner, Peggy Wegleitner, Linda Wegleitner and Carol Wegleitner; and many nieces and nephews.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers Lee Wegleitner, Ken Wegleitner, Joe Wegleitner, and Dave Wegleitner.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Grey Eagle.