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Elmer Weigum

Elmer Weigum

Elmer P. Weigum, 90, of Zap, ND, passed away on October 1, 2017, at his home. Services will be held at 10:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at New Life Assembly of God, Beulah, ND, with Pastor Tom Olson and Pastor Justin Werven officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM CDT on Tuesday at Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah, ND.

Elmer P. Weigum was born July 17, 1927, on a farm 12 miles north of Zap, on land his father homesteaded and he lived there his entire life. He was born the son of Conrad and Magdalena (Riedlinger) Weigum. He attended rural Slope District School number 30, a one room schoolhouse. Elmer was united in Holy Matrimony to Esther Hinsz at Zap, on September 8, 1949 by Walther K. Doege.

Elmer loved to reminisce and tell stories about the old days. He cherished the time he spent with his family and enjoyed visiting with his friends, neighbors and relatives. He liked to spend time on horseback, riding through the pastures and watching over his cattle.

Elmer is survived by one son, Rodney (Linda) Weigum of Zap, ND; one daughter, Kathleen Voegele of Yankton, SD; one granddaughter, Tammy (Lance) Haugen of Dickinson, ND; two grandsons, Travis Weigum (special friend, Amber Buchmann) of Dickinson, ND and Jared Voegele (special friend, Latishia Chapman and daughter, Jasmine Voegele), Coon Rapids, MN; two sisters, LaVerna Renner of Caldwell, TX and Bernice (Donald) Weigum of Otis Orchards, WA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Esther; his brother, Herbert and his wife Ernestine Weigum; two sisters, Freda (Richard) Renner, Stella (Gottlieb) Stern; and brother-in-law, Arnold Renner.

Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.