John “Jack” Tegels
John “Jack” Tegels, age 71, a lifetime resident of Sauk Centre, died peacefully on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Getty Street Assisted Living in Sauk Centre.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 10, at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Sauk Centre.
John Alex Tegels was born on Dec. 15, 1944, the son of John Joseph and Cecilia Barbara (Bromenshenkel) Tegels in Alexandria. “Jack” attended school and graduated from Sauk Centre High School in 1962. Following high school, he worked on the family farm and later worked at Kraft Plant in Melrose and Standard Iron in Sauk Centre for a short time. Then, Jack attended Alexandria Technical School for truck driving. After his training, he began driving over-the-road for 20 years. He worked with MCT and Hedge LLR Trucking in Sioux Falls, S.D., with his last run being to Texas in 2013.