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 Theodore Joseph Werdehausen

Theodore Joseph Werdehausen

Birth
Meta, Osage County, Missouri, USA
Death 12 Mar 1973 (aged 82)
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Burial Meta, Osage County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100111210 · View Source
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Meta parish marriage record obtained from Missouri Archives, microfilm roll MS 16 translated from Latin.

1920 Census within Jackson Twp., enumerated on Jan 8, 1920 lists Joseph (Head), 30 years, married, Farmer and Bettie (Wife), 25 years.

The New Iberian, March 1973

Theodore Joseph (Joe) Werdehausen, age 82 years of Star Route, ST. Thomas, Mo., passed away Monday morning, March 12, 1973 at Memorial Community Hospital in Jefferson City, Mo. Mr. Werdehausen was born September 9, 1889 in Osage County near St. Thomas, Mo., the son of John and Mary (Evers) Werdehausen.

He was united in marriage on November 25, 1918 in Meta, Mo. to Miss Elizabeth Risse, who preceded him in death on April 18, 1972.

Mr. Werdehausen lived all his life in the St. Thomas and Meta areas except for a few years when he lived near Iberia, Mo. He had owned a saw mill and farmed and had also been employed by the Moss Tie Co. after World War II. Mr. Werdehausen served in the United States Army in World War I. He was a member of the St. Cecilia Catholic Church and a former member of the American Legion.

Surviving are: one daughter, Mrs. Virginia Wansing of St. Thomas, Mo.; one son-in-law, Herman Wansing of St. Thomas, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.

The Rosary was recited Tuesday, March 18, 1973 at 8:00 p.m. at the Stevinson Chapel in Meta, MO. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 14, 1973 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Cecilia Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Sullivan officiating. Interment was in the St. Cecilia Cemetery under the direction of the Stevinson Funeral Home of Meta. Military graveside rites were under the auspices of the Fort Leonard Wood Mortuary Team. Pallbearers were: Dale Alexander, Robert Lueckenotto, Robert Werner, James and Jerome Luebbering and Robert Griner.
Obituary provided by Nancy Arnold Thompson



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  • Created by: Raymond Shaefer
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100111210
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Theodore Joseph Werdehausen (9 Sep 1890–12 Mar 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100111210, citing Saint Cecilia Cemetery, Meta, Osage County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Raymond Shaefer (contributor 47798573) .