DeWayne Enger

dewayne enger
DeWayne N. Enger, 82, of Fargo, ND left this earth on March 19, 2021 to join his wife Darlene, of 52 years, who preceded him in death just weeks prior. Born in 1938 in Valley City, ND to Lillian and Norris Enger. He grew up in Grand Forks, ND and graduated from Central High. He briefly attended UND for Engineering before joining the United States Navy, serving from 1957 to 1961. He achieved Petty Officer 2nd Class aboard the U.S.S. Newell during Operation Hardtack I. On June 21st, 1968 he married Darlene (West), mother of Dawn and Roni. In 1969, daughter Tara was born. The family settled in Spring Lake Park, MN for several years before moving to Fargo in 1981. Much of his employment history involved maintenance for manufacturing companies such as Graco, Fischer Nuts, and Liv-a-Snap. He spent many years on and off doing heavy load, long haul trucking, which led him to operating Enger Trucking in West Fargo. DeWayne is survived by his sister Bonnie Granum (Gary) of Moorhead, MN; 3 daughters, all of Fargo, ND-Tara Griffin (Jesse), Dawn Enger, Roni Grindahl (John); 7 grandchildren-Trevor Enger, Evan Griffin, Kailee Blessum (Adam), Brady Sparks (Katelyn), Jacob Sparks, Casey Crandall (Trisha), and Zachary Crandall. 8 Great grandchildren-Ayden, Marlee, William, Cody, Christian, Coleson, Charlotte, and Crosley. Also survived by nieces, great-nieces and nephew. DeWayne was preceded in death by his wife Darlene, both his and her parents, sister Carol and great-niece Skyler. The family would like to give special thanks to the Fargo V.A. Hospital-pod D and Dr. Chervenkoff, for excellent care over the years. Thank you to the compassionate caregivers from Comfort Keepers, who cared for DeWayne so Mom could have respite from caregiving. Also , thank you to Sanford Hospice workers who helped keep DeWayne comfortable throughout his last days. Interment will take place at 10:00 AM, June 21, 2021 at Fargo National Cemetery, Fargo, ND. Immediately afterwards, a Memorial Service and luncheon, from 11:00-2:00, will be held. Place to be announced.

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  1. I guess you just didn’t want to go on without Darlene. You are together now and watching over your children and family. Rest In Peace my fellow neighbor and enjoy being free at last.

  2. What a blessing to met your family and DeWayne. Your mother was a beautiful lady and and really enjoyed working with Dewayne. His love for Darlene was so real and deep. Thank you for allowing me to come and be with your family and DeWayne.

  3. I drove otr for Norris and Dawayane back in the late 70s early 80s. Not sure why I thought of them but I’ll say they were great men! Prays for the family 🙏

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