LaVerne L. E. Wernle, age 99 of Marine, IL, died Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.
She was born on Monday, August 07, 1922, in Worden, IL, the daughter of Julius and Clara (nee Kruckeberg) Henke.
On Sunday, June 26, 1949, she married Leto Wernle at Midway E & R Church, Midway, IL, who passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2008.
She was a member of United Church of Christ of Marine, Marine, IL; Women’s Guild of the church; and Ladies Aid of the church.
After her schooling, Mrs. Wernle cleaned houses for Dr. Hirsch in Edwardsville, IL, then for the Suppiger family also in Edwardsville. After marriage, she lived in Highland until they moved to a farm in Marine, IL in 1963. She had a big flower garden, enjoyed feeding and watching birds, and raising a variety of chickens and lots of other animals.
Daughter – Carla M. Wernle, Marine, IL
Daughter – Connie L. Eckert, Troy, IL
Daughter – Marsha K. (Tony) Angaran, Mount Horeb, WI
Son-In-Law – Kenneth “Mike” Cook, Troy, IL
Sister – Laurine Bertels, Marine, IL
Brother – Julius Henke, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Aaron M. Wernle
Grandchild – Jennifer (Dan) Sanchez
Grandchild – Steven M. Cook
Grandchild – Brandon J. Angaran
Grandchild – Bryce A. Angaran, twin
Grandchild – Brooke N. Angaran, twin
Grandchild – Christina M. Cook
Grandchild – Robbie J. (Mark) Abramovs
Grandchild – Jaclyn C. (Henrique) Stark
Grandchild – Dana J. (Daniel) Range
Great Grandchild – Kaylee Abramovs
Great Grandchild – Declan K. Ledbetter
Great Grandchild – Taylor M. Petri
Great Grandchild – Addelyn Abramovs
Great Grandchild – Jayce Cook
Great Grandchild – Melina L. Stark
Great Grandchild – Nathan D. Stark
Great Grandchild – Easton B. Range.
She was preceded in death by:
Father – Julius M. Henke
Mother – Clara M. (nee Kruckeberg) Henke
Husband – Leto Wernle – Died 9/20/2008
Daughter – Margo A. Cook
Son – Ronnie G. Wernle – Died 8/14/1951
Son – Terry L. Wernle – Died 3/10/2001
Son-In-Law – Gerald Eckert – Died 7/12/2007
Brother – Marvin Henke
Brother – Richard Henke
Grandson – Jerome “Jay” Wernle – Died 12/27/1990.
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Graveside Service will be at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL, with Rev. Philip H. Kershner, Pastor, United Church of Christ of Marine, Marine, IL, officiating.
Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to United Church of Christ of Marine, Marine, IL.