Donnie Zweifel, 67, of Mantorville, passed away at his home of natural causes on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Donnie was born Feb. 28, 1947, to Henry and Evelyn Zweifel. He was raised on a farm north of Mantorville and graduated from Kasson-Mantorville High School in 1965. He owned and operated Mantorville Radiator, where he repaired radiators and cars. He also was a used car dealer and operated Wholesale Auto in Mantorville.
Donnie's one passion in life was racing. He raced on dirt tracks throughout southern Minnesota, northern Iowa and western Wisconsin. Occasionally he would tour and race on bigger tracks in Amarillo, Texas and Batesville, Ark. In the early 1900s he briefly left the dirt track for ARCA Series Circuit asphalt racing, then returned back to the dirt track circuit.
Donnie is survived by his brother, Darrel (Marion) Zweifel of Bullhead City, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He will be missed and remembered by his many friends.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Dibble Funeral Home, 213 W. Main St. in Kasson. There will be no reviewal. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Kasson.
Following the graveside service you are invited to the Mantorville Saloon, 501 Main St. N., Mantorville, MN 55955, for fellowship and a celebration of Donnie's life.
Dibble Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Kasson is in charge of arrangements.