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“Terry was a great guy...we had many laughs about my Australian accent and my Australian jokes...I will always remember his reaction to my vegemite on...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Lynda Bosca - Friend

“My sysmpathy is extended to the entire Wawers family. Terry's parents were close friends to my parents (Warren & Reggie Johnson) as well as my...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Nevin Johnson, Bloomington, MN

“I will always remember Terry as a fun-loving person who would make everyone around him smile!! Our thoughts and prayers are with the wawer's family....Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Gary and Jane morgen - WI

“Our condolences to the family. Sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Pat Wallace - Hawley, MN

“Our sincere condolences to Terry's family and friends. We are so sorry for your loss. Karen & Randy Lucht Hawley MN ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Randy Lucht - Hawley, MN

“Big D... Was so sorry to read of your Dads passing. I will always remember Terry's friendly smile...and other wise advice!(TeeHee)) Know that I am...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Donna (Bergren) Krueger - MN

“Dear Darin and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Terry always was so sweet to me and has a very special place in my heart. I'm sure my...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Teresa Bergren - Brownwood, TX

“Dear Wawers Family, We were so sad to hear about Terry and send our deepest sympathy. Terry's company was always enjoyable, he was so much fun to...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Tom Poehler - Lafayette, LA

“Darrin, so sorry to hear about your dad.He was a dear friend to my parents.I know he his telling them jokes in heaven. He will be sadly missed. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Sara Poehler Proznik - Buxton, ND

“I have very fond memoris of my cousin Terry, (he was more like an uncle). Wish we lived closer. Our thoughts are with you all. Dave and Julie ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Dave and Julie Schoenborn - WI

“Terry was a classmate of mine. He had a great memory and was always ready to share funny stories from our high school days. He will be missed. Our...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Dianne Hoffman - Tolna, ND

“Mr. Wawers was was one of my teachers in Kathryn, ND in the late 60's. I remember him as a very kind, soft spoken man. So sorry for your loss. God...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon Rue-Spiekermeier - Sheldon, ND

“Mary and Family: So sorry to read about Terry in the newspaper. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Allan and Marlys Oak ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Allan and Marlys Oak - Fargo, ND

“Our sympathy to Terry's loved ones. May the memories of his life with us be always in our heart. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Berniece and Math Winkel - WI


Terence L. Wawers, 69, rural Battle Lake, MN, originally Fairmount, ND, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls, MN, after a brief battle with cancer. The Memorial Service will be Thursday, 2:00 PM at Evergreen United Methodist Church, Wahpeton. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 PM to 8 PM with a 7:30 Prayer Service at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton and one hour before the service at the church. Interment will be at Lake Ida Cemetery, Lake Park, MN. Terence "Terry" was born August 28, 1943, at Breckenridge, MN, the son of Leander and Edith (Suess) Wawers. He grew up near Fairmount, ND and graduated from Fairmount High School in 1961. He married Peggy Tangen on August 5, 1967 and graduated from Valley City State College in 1969. He taught school at Kathryn, ND and Golden Valley, ND. Terry started work with Steiger Tractor, Fargo, in 1974. On March 28, 1991 he married Mary McCullough in Hawley, MN. The couple lived in Hawley, Terry retired in 2006. The couple moved to Deer Lake, MN for his retirement. From his childhood to his retirement, Terry loved to hunt and fish. He is survived by his wife Mary, rural Battle Lake, MN; his son, Darin (Stephanie) Wawers, Detroit Lakes, MN; a step-daughter, Kristen Kaszynski, Elmwod, WI; grandson, Brett Wawers, step grandson, Skye O'Brien, and step granddaughter, McKenna Kaszynski; parents, Leander and Edith Wawers, Wahpeton, ND; sister, LeeAnn Tangen, Fargo, ND; niece and nephew, Carly and Erik Tangen, grand nephew, Beau; and beloved dog, Molly and cat Dolly. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.