Virgil Grengs, age 74, of St. Leo, MN passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 22, 2007 at St. Leo Catholic Church in St. Leo. Father Tony Hesse will be celebrant of Mass. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at Birk Funeral Home in Canby with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. with rosary to follow. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be in the St. Leo Catholic Cemetery.
Virgil Mathias Grengs was born July 31, 1933 in Sisseton, SD. He served in the Army from 1953-1955.
He was always tinkering with John Deere tractors and was a jack of all trades. He enjoyed motorcycling on his trike and hanging out with friends at coffee.
Virgil is survived by his sons, Mike (Jodi) Grengs of St. Leo; Jeff (Sherri) Grengs, Canby; Tom (Donna) Grengs of St. Leo; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue (Lyle); Fritzi (Chip); and brother, Matt (Lona) Grengs.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gerry; parents; two brothers, Jim and Donald; sister, Dorothy Weber; and step-mother, Lu.
Blessed be his memory.