Harry A. Werner, 92
Blue Earth Harry Werner, age 92, of Blue Earth passed away Tuesday May 7, 2019 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, Pastor Matthew Lorfeld officiated. Burial took place at Riverside Cemetery.
Harry Albert Werner was born Sept. 6, 1926 in Delavan, to Albert Gustav and Christina Barbara (Nagel) Werner. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Harry completed school through eighth grade and worked on the family farm. Harry entered the US Navy in 1945 where he was at Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and in Japan when they signed the treaty. He was a Seaman First Class when he was honorably discharged in 1946. After that, he attended the Votech School in Winnebago for Agriculture.
On June 6, 1948, Harry was united in marriage to Marian Irma Arndt at St. Paul Lutheran Church, and they were blessed with four children. Harry farmed and did construction prior to being a salesman at Don’s Fleet Supply for 52 years, retiring in 2014. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and former Elder.
Harry is survived by his wife, Marian, of Blue Earth; son, Leon (Judy) Werner, of Marshall; daughter, LeAnn Hendrickson, of Blue Earth; daughter, Darlene (Tom) Macklin, of Worthington; son, Dennis (LeAnn) Werner, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; brother, Robert (Janet) Werner, of Blue Earth; brother, Arlo (Romayne) Werner, of Charlotte, North Carolina; nine grandchildren, Sarah (Ted) Martin, Stacy (Mark) Huisman, Casey (Amber) Werner, Brady (Jericka) Lyon, Kristin (Travis) Woodwick, Tara (Patrick) Irlbeck, Morgan (special friend Christopher) Werner, Noah Werner and Kylie Werner; and thirteen great-grandchildren, Lauren Martin, Samuel Martin, Mitchell (Chelsea) Huisman, Hanna (fiance Tommy) Huisman, Cayden Werner, Chase Werner, Colton Werner, Kynlee Lyon, Oaklyn Lyon, Kuyper Lyon, Aubrey Woodwick, Leila Woodwick and Hazel Woodwick.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Albert and Christina; brothers, Frederick “Fritz” Werner and Harlan Werner; sisters, Marian Rippentrop, Thelma Schewe and Marlys Werner; infant sister, Selma Werner; and son-in-law, Bryon Hendrickson.