Bruce Anthony Wingert

August 30, 1951 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 70)


   Bruce A. Wingert,70, of Fountain passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at his home surrounded by his children.

   Bruce Anthony Wingert was born August 30, 1951 in Osage, Iowa to F J and Beverly (Eberhardt) Wingert.  He graduated from Preston- Fountain High School in 1970.  On July 31, 1977, he married Tracy Garden, in Charles City, Iowa. 

Bruce was a lifelong farmer starting as a little boy on his parent’s farm, raising his children on the farm then farming with his children. He enjoyed snowmobiling, horseback riding and spending time with his wife, children and then grandchildren. He was also involved with the Carmonia Cruisers 4-H club and the Fountain United Methodist Church. He was known for his sense of humor his quick wittedness.

Bruce is survived by his children; Jim (Randi) of Harmony, Loni, Matt (April) of Fountain; 8 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Jerry (Shirley) Wingert, Bill (Janeen) Wingert, both from Preston; 2 sisters Nancy Hartley of New Albin, IA, Louise (Joe) Marquardt of Spring Valley; multiple nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents F J and Beverly; and his wife Tracy; and his in-laws Lillian and James Garden; brother in-law Tom Hartley.

  Funeral service for Bruce will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at United Methodist Church in Preston.  Visitation will be Monday, March 14, 2022 at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield from 5-7 p.m. and one hour before services at the church.

   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fountain Lutheran Cemetery or Season’s Hospice of Rochester.

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March 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Riley Funeral Home
800 S Main St
Chatfield, MN 55923

Funeral Service
March 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Preston United Methodist Church
212 St. Anthony Street
Preston, MN 55965

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