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David Blonigen

December 17, 1956 — December 8, 2023

Sebeka

 

David Blonigen, 66 year old resident of Sebeka formerly of Upsala, passed away on Friday, December 8 at the St. Cloud Hospital.  A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 19 at 11 AM at Holy Cross Catholic Church in North Prairie, MN.   Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the service on Tuesday at the church.  The burial will be held in the parish cemetery.

David Wilfred Blonigen was born on December 17, 1956 in Little Falls, MN to the late Leo and Erma (Funk) Blonigen. He grew up in the Upsala area, where he attended and graduated from Upsala High School. After high school he attended Winona technical college for Auto Body Repair and then Alexandria technical college for auto mechanics. He ran his own auto body repair business for many years. He also drove a tour bus for a few years. He was united in Marriage to Denise Virnig in May of 1979 and after 21 years they decided to part ways. David was an avid collector of many different items. He enjoyed working on vehicles, tinkering with machines and attending auctions both in person and on-line.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Mark (Amber) Blonigen of Bowlus, Jenilee Blonigen of Upsala; four grandchildren, Owen, Alex, Layla and Everett Blonigen; siblings, Ralph Blonigen of Upsala, Gerald (Sharon) Blonigen of Bowlus, Tom (Carlene) Blonigen of Grey Eagle, Charlie Blonigen of Bowlus, Bob (Mary Jane) Blonigen of Bowlus, Steve (Kathy) Blonigen of Elmdale, Patrick (Kristine) Blonigen of Bowlus and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Erma (Funk) Blonigen. 

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Holy Cross Catholic - North Prairie

14891 Gable Rd, Bowlus, MN 56314

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Holy Cross Catholic - North Prairie

14891 Gable Rd, Bowlus, MN 56314

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