Herbert Werner

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Herbert Walter Werner, 93, of Jackson died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born April 18, 1918, in Dutchtown, to Paul Martin and Clara Carrie Kester Werner. He and Jane C. Hedge were married Nov. 24, 1937. She died June 12, 2011.

Werner was a pipefitter by trade and was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562 of St. Louis. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry (Brenda) Werner of Frohna, Mo., Larry Werner of Moberly, Mo., David Werner of Jackson; a brother, Vernon (Lawanda) Werner of Jackson; a sister, Vanita (Raymond) Seabaugh of Jackson; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Raymond; two sisters, Lorene and Myrlene.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Monday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Nathan Burgell officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau or Saxony Lutheran High School in Jackson.