Werts Verna

Verna Jean “Jeanie” Werts, 92, a devout Christian, passed away in her home in Granger, Indiana, on January 11, 2019. She was born in Lander, Wyoming, on December 13, 1926. She was the daughter of Tom and Georgia Hulett.

Jeanie lived most of her life in Dubois, Wyoming, and San Diego, California, where she raised her family. Preceding her in death was her beloved husband, Albert Claude Werts of Lamar, Missouri, and her youngest son, Rex.

She is survived by one son, Thomas (Sheri) and five grandchildren: Jon (Janice) Werts, Corinna (Joseph) Scafidi, Rex Werts, Jr., Michael Werts, and Michelle Werts along with five great grandchildren.

Jeanie led a full and productive life. She was very active in the Wyoming Historical Society, as well as the Senior Center and the Episcopal church in Dubois, Wyoming. She was a very accomplished seamstress and regularly created and donated prayer shawls to local groups. She loved Boston Terriers and owned many throughout her life. Her hobbies included growing flowers and bird watching.

Her funeral service will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Daniel Funeral Home with burial at the Howell Cemetery.

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#1 Dubois, WYMary Ellen Honsaker 2019-01-17 23:11
I have such clear and warm memories of Jeanie here, especially at St. Thomas. We had heard of her death last Saturday, and I announced it at the end of our church service. So many reacted with memories and love. She was one of the most faithful and active members of our little log church. I still think of her (and her dog!) when I often drive by her, and her mother's homes on 1st Street - so she has continued to "live here" in our hearts. One of my favorite historical pictures in Dubois is she and Claude on the back of his pet steer! Love and God's comfort to all her family.

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