Marian I. Werner, 89
(Blue Earth) Marian Werner, age 89 of Blue Earth passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at St. Luke’s Care Center. A funeral service was held Tuesday, Nov. 5 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery.
Marian Irma Werner was born April 22, 1930 in Blue Earth, to William Fredrick and Sarah Lorine Anna (Haase) Arndt. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church. She completed school through the twelfth grade.
On June 6, 1948 Marian was united in marriage to Harry Albert Werner at St. Paul Lutheran Church, they were blessed with four children. Marian worked at Green Giant and United Hospital District as a cleaning lady and at Blue Earth Elementary School as a full-time cook for 23 years then subbing as a cook for an additional 10 years after retiring. She is a former member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and she was also a leader for the Boy and Girl Scouts as well as a life long member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Marian is survived by her son, Leon (Judy) Werner, of Marshall, daughter, LeAnn Hendrickson, of Blue Earth, daughter, Darlene (Tom) Macklin, of Worthington, and son, Dennis (LeAnn) Werner, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; 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; 14 great-grandchildren, Lauren Martin, Samuel Martin, Mitchell (Chelsea) Huisman, Hanna (Tommy) Hayenga, Cayden Werner, Chase Werner, Colton Werner, Kynlee Lyon, Oaklyn Lyon, Kuyper Lyon, Aubrey Woodwick, Leila Woodwick, Hazel Woodwick and Piper Bye.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry; her parents; brothers, Albert Arndt, Alfred Arndt and Clarence “Tony” Arndt; sisters, Luella Arndt and Frances Arndt and son-in-law, Bryon Hendrickson.