Written by Wolf Point Herald
Arthur Bruno Wey-rauch, 59, of Wolf Point, died Oct. 21, 2012, in Mc-Kenzie County, N.D.
He was born on Aug. 22, 1953, to Wallace “Sonny” and Verniece (Hanson) Weyrauch in Williston, N.D. He grew up on a dairy farm southeast of Ray, N.D. This is where his love of horses began. He attended grade school there and graduated from Ray High School in 1971. He spent many summers growing up working with the family harvest crew, starting out running Massey Super 92s.
After graduation, he attended Billings Technical Institute where he studied mechanics. He worked as a farmhand and an oil rigger for many years. He also spent many years in the trucking industry hauling cattle, produce, lumber or oil rig equipment. He traveled many miles throughout the United States to the point his family would call him a “walking atlas.”
He had a brief union with Teresa Tong, from which their son, Wayne, was born.
In 1981, he met Connie Eggebrecht and they were married on June 26, 1981. They began their life together in Wolf Point. They had three children, Jacob, Cassandra and Jarod.
He loved NASCAR, rodeos, spending time with his horses and camping.
He was a very avid fan of all high school sports; he often followed the Wolf Point Wolves all across Montana. He was honored with a star quilt by the Wolves’ boys’ basketball team.
He also enjoyed hunting in the mountains and always returned home with great stories.
He was also a member of the Elks Lodge.
He was currently working as a field representative for Power Fuels.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jacob Weyrauch; and step-mother, Joyce Weyrauch.
He is survived by his wife, Connie Weyrauch of Wolf Point; son, Wayne Weyrauch of Williston, N.D.; daughter, Cassandra Weyrauch of Dickinson, N.D.; son, Jarod Weyrauch of Wolf Point; seven grandchildren; and siblings, Rita O’Neil of Missoula, Herb Weyrauch of Williston, Vicki McNarmara of Saco, Jesse Weyrauch of Stanley, N.D., Anne Robbennolt of Gettysburg, S.D., Joe Weyrauch of Saco and Mike Wood of Sidney.
A vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wolf Point. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery in Wolf Point. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.