age 95 of Festus, Missouri passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Crystal Oaks Assisted Living in Crystal City, Missouri. He was born July 2, 1921 in Doniphan, Missouri the son of the late Liddie (nee Casteel) and Ira E. Wertenberger.
He is survived by sons Gary (Carla) Wertenberger of Festus and James (Diane) Wertenberger of St. Louis County, Missouri, daughters Juanita (Michael) Branson of Park Hills, Missouri, Glenda (Vernon) Webb, Festus, Missouri and Brenda (Marvin) Zipperer of Greenleaf, Wisconsin, grandchildren Douglas Copeland, DeAnna Kraus, Gary (Kim) Wertenberger, David (Kim) Wertenberger, Laura (Dan) Becker, Eve (the late James) Bauman, Matthew Wertenberger, Leslie Ijames, Jeri Lusk and Jimmy (Dana) Dye, 17 Great Grandchildren and 5 Great- Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by 9 brothers and sisters.
He was a factory worker at Inmont Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri.
Visitation from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Vinyard Hillcrest Funeral Home in Pevely, Missouri. Graveside service 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 14, 2017 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Doniphan, Missouri. Memorials in his name are preferred to the Crystal Oaks Foundation or charity of choice.