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Matthew Wertin

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[FEB. 8, 2007]  Matthew "Matt" Wertin, 96, of Lincoln died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, at 12:01 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at New Union Cemetery, with the Rev. John Johnson officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.

Mr. Wertin was the retired owner and operator of Tru-Air Heating and Air Conditioning.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was born Oct. 10, 1910, in Lincoln to Matthew F. and Edith Rebecca Morris Wertin. He married Eleanor Lenz on Jan. 4, 1942. She preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2004.

He is survived by one son-in-law, Roby Parks of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by one son, Bruce Wertin, and one daughter, Jan Parks.

He was a member of American Legion Post 263 and Lincoln Elks Lodge 914.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 263.

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