Daniel Wesley Wegener, 70, went to be with Lord Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. He died peacefully in Versailles. Dan was born in Higginsville on October 15, 1948, to parents Robert and Maxine (Vaughn) Wegener. He was raised in Warrensburg where he graduated from Warrensburg High School in 1966.
He worked in the tree service industry for most of his life. He had a lifelong passion for football, fishing, friends, family, and females. He will be remembered by family and friends as a loving father and uncle, and a kind, fun, great friend, and storyteller.
He is survived by daughters Kristi Wegener-Williams and husband Neil of Branson, Shannon Wegener-Haff and husband Sean of Brookland, Ark., Vicky Garrison and husband Art of Glacier, Mont., Lauren Wegener of Searcy, Ark.; special friend Peggy Jewell of Gravois Mills; grandchildren Kelsey Beebe of Bozeman, Mont., Jonathan Holland of Branson, Taylor McAdams of Belgrade, Mont., and Hayes Haff of Brookland, Ark.; great-grandchildren Jaxx and Jade Beebe of Bozeman, Mont. and Ava Holland of Branson; nephew Todd Wegener, wife Rachal, and great-nephew Zachariah all of Versailles; great-nieces Shannon Holbrook and Faith Wegener; great-great-niece Matalyn and great-great-nephew Harrison; nieces Wendy Wegener Verdejas and Bobbi Wegener Campbell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert N. Wegener, Sr. and Gladys M. Wegener, brother Robert N. Wegener, Jr., sister Cynthia A. Wegener, and son Jarrod Leach.
He was cremated and a celebration of life observance is scheduled 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Hunter Civic Center, 201 Jasper Street in Versailles. His family and friends look forward to celebrating his wonderful life.