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Anthony Weninger

Anthony “Tony” Weninger, age 79, of Carrington, ND, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at his home.

Anthony James Weninger was born, with his twin, on October 17, 1942 in Minot, ND, the son of Anton and Helen (Thomas) Weninger. He attended Balfour High School, but did not finish school; due to his commitment to work on the family farm. He later attended North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton and received an Associate’s Degree. He also completed training and became a Cummins Master Technician.

Tony married Arlene Krenz on July 3, 1970 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Drake, ND. Together they were blessed with three children: Larry, Diane, and Mark.

Tony was employed by Carrington Motor Inc. since 1966; he loved working with his sons, grandsons and enjoyed all types of mechanic work. He was a member of the Dakota Territories Gun Club and an FFA Alumni.

He enjoyed driving the countryside, collecting toy tractors, attending threshing shows, shooting and reloading, and haying with his boys and grandsons. Tony also loved camping with his kids, deer hunting, varmint hunting, and attending the Annual Tulsa Gun Show.

Tony will be dearly missed by his wife, Arlene; children, Larry (Dawn) Weninger, Carrington, ND, Diane (Matt) Murnane, Winston-Salem, NC, and Mark (Becky) Weninger, Carrington, ND; six grandchildren, Cody, Megan, Morgan, Grace, Wyatt, and Erin; sisters, Mary Liggo, Helen Greer, Evangeline Grinsteiner, Sophia Rathbun, and Susie Roberts; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Anthony is preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Helen Weninger; infant twin; brothers, Andrew Weninger and Joe Weninger; and sister, Lydia Schneibel.

Tony’s Visitation will be Sunday, from 1:00PM-7:00PM followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.

A Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 19, 2022, at 10:30AM at Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington, ND.

His Burial will be at the Carrington Cemetery.

Posted Condolences:


  1. Larry and I are so sorry for your loss. Will be thinking of you and your families.

  2. My deepest condolences to the entire Weninger family. I am so sorry for your sudden loss.

  3. My condolences to the Weninger family, I got to know Tony while working for Gary and Helen Rosenau many years ago and then Larry and Mark at the body shop. I will always remember is strong “will”.

  4. Dear Weninger family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Tony’s passing.
    We both have fond memories of him at Carrington Motor, Inc. He always had a clever whit and was quite “a character”!

    Remember the good times.

  5. We wanted to send our condolences to the Weninger family on their loss. We have known Tony’s kids & grandkids to be all hard workers & honest; most likely values they learned at home.
    Our Deepest Sympathy,
    Steve & Jane Metzger

  6. We were very shocked and saddened to learn of Tony’s sudden passing. We had run into him and had a very pleasant conversation only a few days before. We will always remember him for the many times he kept our farm trucks going and also as just a very good man.

  7. We would like to extend our sympathy to all the family of Tony. He did a number of jobs for us and our family. RIP Tony and blessings to all of the family.


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