Daniel Drugg, 1961-2015

Published 10:04 am Monday, October 5, 2015

Daniel L. Drugg, 54, of Wells died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, of an apparent heart attack while he was duck hunting. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells. The Rev. Mary Iverson will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Leave online condolences at brussheitner.com. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is entrusted with arrangements.

Dan Drugg

Dan Drugg

Daniel Lee was born Aug. 18, 1961, in Wells Hospital, the son of John and Dorothy (Gabrielson) Drugg. He graduated from Wells-Easton High School with the class of 1979. He went on to graduate from Austin Community College with a degree in carpentry. Dan opened his cabinet shop, Custom Wood Products, in 1983. He married Trudy Solberg on July 12, 1986, in New Richland. To this union two daughters, Danielle and Leslie, were born. He was a loving husband and father.  He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Dan was also a member of the Wells Fire Department, retiring after 23 years of service. He was an avid hunter with his dogs Coal and Woodshop Willie. He was a member of Southern Minnesota Hunting Retriever Association and loved dog training. Dan was famous for his quick wit, ready smile and one-liners. He enjoyed having a cold beer and lots of laughs with his friends and family at the shop.

Dan is survived by his wife, Trudy, of Wells; daughters Dani Drugg (Chad Youngberg) of Austin and  Leslie Drugg (Joe Vike) of La Crosse, Wisconsin; siblings Gary (Diane) Drugg of Rochester and Sally (Garry) Matthies of Wells; in-laws Joe and Barb Solberg of Albert Lea; sisters and brothers-in-law Dori (Bill) Jensen of West Salem, Wisconsin, Wendy (Ed) Nowak of Elysian, Brian (Becca) Solberg of Hartland and Daryl Solberg (Vickie Bair) of Wells; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of great friends far and wide.

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Dan is preceded in death by his father in 1990 and mother in 2010.