OBITUARY

Leroy Marvin Wernette Sr.

May 27, 1926October 25, 2018

Mr. Leroy Wernette, Sr., 92 of Waco, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 AM at St. Louis Catholic Church on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 with Father Ryan Higdon officiating. Visitation will be from 6 PM – 8 PM and Rosary will be at 7 PM on Tuesday, October 29th, at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors.

Leroy was born on May 27, 1926 to Lee Arnold and Albina (Krenmueller) Wernette in Dunlay, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Waco and member of St. Louis Catholic Church. Leroy served in the United States Navy during World War II from 1944-1946 aboard the USS Braden. He married the love of his life, Velma Rose Jungman October 7, 1947. They had 67 wonderful years of marriage together. He worked for Cutler Implement and John Deere in several cities in Central Texas. Leroy enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with family and relatives.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Velma Wernette; son, Robert Wernette.

Survivors include his son, Leroy Wernette, Jr. and (Pat) of Austin, daughters, Verna Washburn of Temple, Vera Martin of Grosebeck, Sharon Erwin of Austin, son, Paul Wernette and (Tarvah) of Riesel, daughter, Nancy Bullard and (Rod) of Round Rock; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

  • FAMILY

  • He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Velma Wernette; son, Robert Wernette.

    Survivors include his son, Leroy Wernette, Jr. and (Pat) of Austin, daughters, Verna Washburn of Temple, Vera Martin of Grosebeck, Sharon Erwin of Austin, son, Paul Wernette and (Tarvah) of Riesel, daughter, Nancy Bullard and (Rod) of Round Rock; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Matt Blansit
  • Joshua Crow
  • Michael Martin
  • David Woodhead
  • Sean Obuszewski
  • Jacob Obuszewski
  • Joe Lee Washburn

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 30, 2018
  • Rosary Tuesday, October 30, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Interment Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Leroy Marvin Wernette Sr.

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Elaine Brimberry Cutler

October 29, 2018

Precious Wernette family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Such wonderful memories I have of working with your daddy. He was a fine man and a perfect gentleman. Love and prayers. Elaine

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