December 9, 1950 - January 14, 2016


Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 18, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Michael F. Wesenberg, age 65, of St. Cloud, who passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman will officiate and burial will be 9:00 a.m. Tuesday January 19, 2016 at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to services at the church on Monday. Sauk Rapids American Legion Post 254 will pray at 5:00 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Michael was born on December 9, 1950 in St. Cloud to Elmer and Bernadine (Sobieck) Wesenberg. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. On August 17, 1976 he married Constance Henry in Little Falls. Michael worked as a Professional Driver for Metz Baking, Co. for over 30 years before retiring in 2013. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids, The Sauk Rapids American Legion Post 254 and the Union Steward for the Bakery. Michael enjoyed reading, dancing, storytelling, going out to eat, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family. He was a good communicator and believer. Michael was caring, dependable, and a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Michael is survived by his children, Jason Motl (Shannon) of Clarissa, Christine Grams-Haberman (Robert) of Pequot Lakes, Rachelle Williams of St. Cloud, Russell Henry Williams (Cortney) of Waite Park; mother, Bernadine Wesenberg of Sauk Rapids; siblings, Mary Stein (Ralph) of Richfield, Ann Henry (Jeff) of St. Louis, MO, Denis (Lauren) of Circle Pines, Timothy of Sauk Rapids, Carl (Sheryl) of Waite Park; grandchildren, Megan, Jesse, Tyler, Kavan, lsaiah, Khadeja, and Anthony. He was preceded in death by his father; spouse, Connie in 2003; sister, Barbara; and godchild, Christa Joy.

Memorials are preferred to the Poor Clare Monastery.