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Betty Jane Werner, 83, of Lincoln, died
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at 9:40 p.m. at her home.
Her funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Zion
Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark Thompson
officiating. Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m. at the church.
Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery,
Arrangements are by
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Mrs. Werner retired in 1988 from Lehn & Fink,
where she was a line worker.
She was born July 27, 1926, in Louisville, Ky.,
to Lloyd and Edna Burge Sandidge. She married Robert
G. Werner on March 8, 1945, in Louisville, Ky. He
preceded her in death on June 19, 2009.
She is survived by one daughter, Sandra K. Adkins
of Lincoln; three sons, Steven R. (and Carol) Werner
of Chandler, Ariz., Scott A. Werner of Lincoln and
Stanton W. Werner of Aurora; seven grandchildren,
Christopher A. (and Nicole) Werner of Aurora,
Cynthia A. and Courtney A. Adkins, both of
Springfield, Emily R. Werner of Tucson, Ariz.,
Elliot D. Werner of Phoenix, Ariz., Brock A. (and
Hayley) Werner of Lincoln and Morgan Werner of
Aurora; two great-grandchildren, Imagin Patience
Werner and Jessa Bliss Werner, both of Lincoln; a
sister-in-law, Ethel (and John) Kelly of Venice,
Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death her husband of 64
years, her parents and two brothers, Ralph and
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Lincoln.
Mrs. Werner's hobbies included traveling with her
husband in their motor home, bowling and watching
sports, especially when her children and
grandchildren were playing.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
scholarship fund for Zion Lutheran School of Lincoln
or to Memorial Home Services Hospice.
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