David M. Latzig, 65

David M. Latzig, age 65, of New Germany, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

He was born June 30, 1950, in Glencoe, the son of Melvin and Elaine (Zebell) Latzig. David was baptized and confirmed at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany.

He was united in marriage to Mary Weber April 6, 1974, at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake by the Rev. Gerhard Michael.

David was a loving and caring man, helping out family and friends whenever they needed him. He especially liked being with his children and grandchildren.

He was very active at St. Mark Lutheran Church, helping out on a regular basis.

David enjoyed farming, western movies, trains, reading maps and atlases, and going on trips; his favorite was traveling to Duluth.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; father Melvin Latzig; father-in-law August Weber; and sister-in-law Sherry Latzig.

David is survived by his loving family: daughters Ranee (Paul) Krueger of Glencoe, Rita Everhart and Matt Wosmek of Silver Lake, Rachel Latzig and Andy Lewis of Glencoe; grandchildren Isaac Krueger, Malcom Everhart, Jackson Everhart, and Mary Roberts; mother Elaine Latzig of Winsted; sister Diane (Gary) Hardel of Chaska; mother-in-law Margaret Weber of Howard Lake; brother-in-law DuWayne Latzig of Winsted; nieces Kathy (Josh) Stillwell, and Stephanie (Travis) Krautkremer; and other relatives and friends.

The funeral service took place Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany with the Rev. LeRoy LaPlant officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

There was visitation Friday, Dec. 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, with a prayer service at 6:45 p.m.; and continued Saturday at the church, one hour prior to the service.

Casket bearers were Dwaine Zebell, Bruce Kohls, Matt Wosmek, Paul Krueger, Andy Lewis, and Marlin Schroeder.

Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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