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Gary R. Wojahn

May 12, 1947 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 75)


Gary Wojahn, age 75, of Watertown, SD, passed away on September 18, 2022, in Watertown.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at Mundwiler Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A formal service will not be held. Burial will be in the Milbank City Cemetery on Friday, September 30, at 5:00 p.m.

Gary Roy Wojahn was born on May 12, 1947, in Milbank, SD. He was the son of Roland and Grace (Hegedorin) Wojahn. Gary grew up on a farm near Albee, SD. He attended country school at Vernon #4 through the eighth grade. Gary moved into Milbank after his father quit farming. Gary worked at the granite quarry for four years.

Gary moved to Colorado in 1972 and took a job as a tile setter. He worked for Hi Lo Tile company for 30 years and was a member of the Local Union #7. He retired in 2004 and returned to Milbank.

Gary loved to hunt! He hunted elk, antelope, pheasants, geese, and ducks. Goose hunting was his favorite and elk hunting in Wyoming was a highlight. He enjoyed playing pool and played in a pool league. He also enjoyed golfing. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory are his two children: Theresa Schmidt of Wheaton, MN; and Chad Wojahn of Watertown, SD; four grandchildren: Asia Schmidt, Paige Schmidt, Ryder Schmidt, and Casey Melon; siblings: Marion (Billy) Meyer of St. Cloud, MN; Wanda Elvecrog of Ortonville, MN; Lowell (Elizabeth) Wojahn of Minneapolis, MN; and Larry (Pam) Wojahn of Big Stone City, SD. He was preceded in death by his parents: Roland and Grace; and siblings: Steve, Mike, Calvin, Neil, Stanley, and Elaine.


Gary Wojahn's Memorial Folder


September 22, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mundwiler & Larson Funeral Homes
1003 East 4th Avenue
Milbank, SD 57252

Graveside Service
September 30, 2022

5:00 PM
Milbank City Cemetery
Highway 12
Milbank, SD 57252

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