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Cole Richard Werner

June 20, 1993 — July 18, 2021

Cole Werner of Rush City passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021 at his home at the age of 28.

Cole Richard Werner was born on June 20, 1993 in Rush City where he was raised. Before graduating in 2011, he played football and hockey in high school. He loved hockey, and was a fierce competitor in football where her received the Pitbull Award. “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” After graduation, Cole worked as a laborer for several different companies in the Twin Cities metro area.

Cole loved life, family, friends and all things nature. He especially loved hunting and fishing. He loved fishing for catfish at the river, bass at the cabin in Grand Rapids and hunting weekends at the shack on the family farm. Cole especially loved his niece Emma. He thought she was the most beautiful girl in the world. Cole also enjoyed time with his many, many friends. One friend said he was “a genuine kinda guy with a big heart, who you could talk with for hours...if you’d let him!”

You had a heart of gold and everyone who knew you was lucky to have you!

Cole is survived by his parents Gary and Elena; brothers Cody (Bethany) Werner, Conner Werner; niece Emma Werner all of Rush City; grandmother Carole Wiss of Grand Rapids; aunts and uncles Lori Werner, Janine Weber, Suzie (Darrell) Johnson, Tom (Shannon) Nelson, Mike (Diane) Wiss, Matt Wiss; cousins Shawna (Josh) Griffin, Rob (Tiffany) Werner, Jake Weber (Allison), Chelsea Weber (Christopher), Stacey Guse, Kristy (Tim) Cram, Madison Wiss, Brady Wiss.

Cole was preceded in death by his grandparents Wilbur and Rosemary Werner, Thomas Wiss; uncle Bob Werner.

Please join Cole's family from 1-5 PM; Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Chucker's Bowl in Rush City.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: Funeral and Cremation Service, Olson Chapel – Rush City, Minnesota.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cole Richard Werner, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Sunday, July 25, 2021

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Chucker's Bowl & Lounge

1270 W 3rd St, Rush City, MN 55069

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