Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Werner / Woerner


The  Daily  Breeze
May 10, 1980
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Torrance, California
19 June 2003
Section A:4
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          Werner, Alma "Amy".  Born September 25, 1906, Shelby County, Indiana to  George and  Catherine Hammerle.    Passed away unexpectedly June 14, 2003, Torrance, California at the age of 96.  Preceded in death by husbands,  Emmett Wellbaum  and  Joseph Werner.  Survived by one sister,  Beatrice Burton  of Indianapolis, Indiana; daughters,  Jeanette (Leon) MedskerVirginia (Lupe) Garcia;  sons, Bert (Dolores) Wellbaum,  Donald Wellbaum,  Emmett (Carrol) Wellbaum.  Grandchildren,  Michael (Valerie) Medsker,  Donna (Shawn) Buchanan,  Julie (Mark) Lefler,  Carol (Rick) Murrill,  John (Kathy) Garcia,  Arlene (Chris) Hall,  Linda (Paul) May,  David (Trish) Garcia,  Steven Wellbaum,  Denise Street,  Kristine (Eric) Albers,  Richard  and  Lavert Thomas,  Carla (Chuck) Lyles,  [Raymond, Gary] (Virginia) Babler,  Marshall (Maria) Babler; great-grandchildren,  Adrienne Hennes,  Eric Medsker,  Cheyenne Buchanan,  Mark Jr.,  Steven  and  Danielle Lefler,  Christopher,  Tyler,  and  Lindsey Murrill,  Audrey Garcia,  Nicholas,  Christopher  and  Michael Hall,  Ian  and  Sean May,  JoElla (Jason) Heiden,  Austin Babler,  Alex Lyles.  Preceded in death by great-grandson  Christopher Babler.  Great-Great-Grandchildren,  Michael  and  Gregory Hennes,  Guienever Heiden  and many nieces and nephews.  She was "Grandma" to many more who knew and loved her.  She has left us with many wonderful memories.  We were blessed to have had her in our lives.  Visitation was Wednesday, June 18, 3:00 to 8:00 pm. with rosary at 6:30 pm.  A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday June 19, at 1:00 pm.  Both at Holy Cross Mortuary Chapel, 5835 W. Slauson Ave, Culver City, CA 90230.
Contributed by John Addison Ballard


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, March 24, 1938
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JOSEPH  WOERNER
DIES  AT  HOSPITAL
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Father of Mrs. August Rehme Dies
of Pneumonia -- Was Native of
Germany.
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          Joseph N. Woerner,  age eighty-one, of 403 south West street, died at 7:10 a.m. today at the Mjaor hospital.  His death, which was due to bronchial pneumonia, followed a short illness.  He was taken to the hospital Friday.
          A native of Germany, Mr. Woerner came here from Greensburg two years ago to make his home with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. August Rehme.  His wife preceded him in death in 1936.
          Mr. Woerner was born December 3, 1856 and was eighty-one years, three months and twenty-one days of age.  He is survived by a son,  Joseph Woerner,  of St. Bernard, O.; two daughters, Mrs. Rehme and  Mrs Arnold Galloway,  of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the St. Joseph Catholic church and burial will be made at the St. Joseph cemetery.  His nephew,  Henry Oliger,  Greensburg funeral director, will be in charge of the service.  The body has been taken to Greensburg but will be returned to the Rehme home at 403 south West street, where friends may call from 1:00 p.m. Friday until the hour of the funeral.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Mary Rinehart


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, September 3, 1936
Page 2
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DIES  AT  DAUGHTER'S
HOME  IN  THIS  CITY
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          Mrs. Joseph Woerner,  age eighty-two, died at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. August Rehme,  of 403 south West street, at 4:00 p.m. Friday.  Death was due to an embolism.  She had been seriously ill for only the past five days and news of her death is a shock to hundreds of friends throughout the community.
          Mrs. [Veronica Sauer] Woerner was born in Germany May 30, 1854.  Until recently she had lived at Greensburg, but had made her home with her daughter here for the past five months.
          Surviving are her husband, Joseph N. Woerner, who also lives at the Rehme home; a son,  Joseph Woerner,  of St. Bernard, O.; two daughters, Mrs. August Rehme, of t his city, and  Mrs. Arnold Galloway,  of Indianapolis; two sisters, Mrs. Barbara Lamm,  of San Antonio, Tex., and  Mrs. Philip Braun,  of Connersville; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
          Friends may call at the home of Mrs. Rehme after 4:00 p.m. today.  Funeral services will be held at the St. Joseph Catholic church here at 9:00 a.m. Monday, and burial will be made at St. Joseph cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Mary Rinehart


The  Shelbyville  Republican
August 29, 1936
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DEATH  CALLS
AGED  WOMAN
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Mrs. Joseph Woerner, 82,
Summoned at Home
of Daughter
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          Mrs. Joseph Woerner,  age 82, died at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. August Rehme,  403 South West street, at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
          Mrs. Woerner was born in German May 30, 1854.  She and her husband had made their home in Greensburg until recently.  During the past five months she has lived with her daughter, here.
          The husband survives, together with one son,  Joseph Woerner,  of St. Bernard, Ohio, and two daughters,  Mrs. August Rehme, of this city, and  Mrs. Arnold Galloway,  of Indianapolis.  There are also two sisters,  Mrs. Barbara Lamm  of San Antonio, Texas, and  Mrs. Phillip Brann  of Connersville, and eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
          The body will be at the home of Mrs. Rehme until Saturday after four o'clock. Friends are invited to call.  Funeral services will be held at the St. Joseph church at 9 o'clock Monday morning and burial will take place in the St. Joseph cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Mary Rinehart

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