John Weicht

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The Elk River Lions Club is requesting that the city rename Lions Park in honor of the late John Weicht. The 35-acre park is located near School Street and Jackson Avenue, just north of downtown. The Lions Club is asking that it be called Lion John Weicht Park to honor […]

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John C. Weicht passed away peacefully at home in Elk River, MN, at the age of 64 on May 13, 2012. He graduated from Elk River High School in 1966, served in the Army and was in Vietnam in 1967-1968. He married Sandra Frederiksen in Askov, MN. A general contractor and humanitarian, volunteered in his […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor John Weicht has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for April. He was honored at the Monday, May 7, Elk River City Council meeting. Mayor John Dietz said Weicht is gravely ill and was unable to be at the presentation. His children, Willy and Heidi, […]

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