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Jon J. Wetterling Aug. 19, 1953 - Oct. 5, 2008

WILLMAR -- Jon Jerome Wetterling, 55, of Lake Lillian died Sunday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and will continue for one hour prior to the service.

He was born Aug. 19, 1953, in Fergus Falls to Jerome and Betty (Belgum) Wetterling. They lived in Elbow Lake until moving to Willmar in 1962. He graduated from Willmar High School in 1971 and continued his education at Willmar Community College, receiving his associate's degree in 1973. He then began working construction with his father at WSW Construction.

He married Judith Gatewood on May 17, 1975, at Svea Lutheran Church. They lived in rural Lake Lillian and he continued to work in construction with WSW Construction.

He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar.

He is survived by his wife; children: Jennifer of St. Cloud and Joe at home; his mother; siblings: Lee (and special friend Julie Reese) of Willmar and Lynn (and Roger) Mischke of St. Joseph.

He was preceded in death by his father in November.