Daniel D. Weerts, 37
Blue Earth – Daniel Donavon Weerts, age 37, of Blue Earth, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018, at his home.
Funeral services was at 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, Rev. Jeanette J. Bidne officiated. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery, Winnebago. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com
Daniel was born Aug. 21, 1980, in Blue Earth, the son of Robert and Jenifer (Wendt) Weerts.
Dan graduated from Blue Earth Area High School in 1999. After graduation, he went to Tulsa, Oklahoma for aviation for one year before transferring to the University of North Dakota where he finished in 2005. On July 5, 2005, he married Taylor Wagner of Blue Earth in Hawaii. They lived in Aitkin, from 2005-2012, where he worked for Blue Valley Sod and sold and owned Central Boiler Wood Stoves.
On Oct. 8, 2008 they had their son, William. On January 18, 2012 they had their daughter, Amelia. They then moved back to the Blue Earth area where he continued to work for Blue Valley Sod. For the past three years, he has been a pilot for Adam’s Office out of St. Paul.
Dan had many interests. He loved being outdoors and photography. His greatest joy was being with his family.
Daniel is survived by his spouse; Taylor Weerts, of Blue Earth; children, William “Will” and Amelia Weerts, of Blue Earth; parents, Robert “Bob” and Jenifer Weerts, of Winnebago; sister, Elizabeth (John) Schavey and their children, Luke, Joseph, Adam, of Winnebago; brother, Jonathan (Carol) Weerts and their children, Gabriela, Donavon, Rhionna, of Winnebago; in-laws, Jim (Carla) Wagner, of Blue Earth; sisters-in-law; Kelsie (Tim) Garry and their daughter, Kaydence, of Fairmont, and Rylee Wagner, of Woodbury.
Daniel was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Donavon and Nadene Weerts, and maternal grandparents, Don and Lavon Wendt.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Will and Amelia’s future endeavors.