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Donald Lee "Donny" Werner
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1933
La Porte
La Porte County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 2013
Sun City
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

My mom's first cousin

Donald Werner, 79, of Sun City, Arizona, formerly of Wanatah, passed away January 4. Arrangements are pending with Wanatah Funeral Chapel.

Published in The Times on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.



Donald Lee Werner, age 79, of Sun City, AZ and of the Wanatah area, passed away Friday, January 4, 2013 at Boswell Memorial Hospital in Sun City. He was born on January 14, 1933 in LaPorte, the son of Arthur and Gladys (Pietsch) Werner. Donald graduated from Morgan Twp. High School in 1950, was a veteran of the U.S. Army, earned an ARE diploma from Valparaiso Tech., graduated from San Jose State University with a BSEE, had worked for Sandia Laboratory in Albuquerque, NM and Livermore, CA and for Sperry in Phoenix, AZ. He was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ and a member and past president of the National Singles Square Dance Organization.

Donald is survived by his sister, Shirley Adams of Clayton, NC and a niece, Jennifer Adams of Clayton, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Salem United Church of Christ, 302 S. Main St., Wanatah, with Rev. Carol Nordstom officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Cemetery, Wanatah. Visitation will be Monday from 3:00-7:00 PM at Wanatah Funeral Chapel, 309 N. Main St., Wanatah. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 (, Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington, D.C. 20090-6231 (, or Operation Blessing International, P.O. Box 2636, Virginia Beach, VA 23450 (

Obituary published in The Times on Saturday, January 12, 2013.

Family links: 
  Arthur Frederick Werner (1909 - 1987)
  Gladys Laurine Pietsch Werner (1911 - 2002)
  Donald Lee Werner (1933 - 2013)
  Dale Werner (1944 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery
Porter County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Jan 05, 2013
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