May 22, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 21

John A. Wesen

1923-2013

John A. Wesen, 89, died from natural causes on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow.

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He was born on June 21, 1923, alongside his twin sister, June, in Mohall, N.D., to Louis and Elvira (Osterberg) Wesen. Shortly after, the family moved to Glasgow, where they began to farm, a livelihood that would extend to generations to come.

Growing up, he and his five brothers and four sisters remained busy with chores from hauling water and chopping wood to milking cows.

During his senior year at Glasgow High School, he was awarded one of 10 ag scholarships by Sears to att...

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