John J. Werttenberger

John J. Werttenberger

Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Death 2 Mar 1962 (aged 65)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 41458168 · View Source
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Ritzville Journal-Times, Thursday, March 8, 1962

Funeral Services Planned Today for J. J. (Tiny) Werttenberger
Funeral services for John Jacob Werttenberger, 65, will be held today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the chapel of the Danekas Funeral Home.
Werttenberger, a Ritzville resident all his life, died Friday at the Deaconess hospital in Spokane. He had been there 10 days following a 10-day stay in the Adams County Memorial hospital.
Rev. Alfred Waln will officiate at the services. Interment will be at Ritzville Memorial cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Stanfield, Carl Thaut, Harry Wolsborn, Ted Ott, Elmer Schoesler and Aaron Thiel.
He was born March 30, 1896, to Mr. and MRs. Jacob Werttenberger in Ritzville. He attended schools in Ritzville.
Werttenberger served in the armed forces during World War I. He farmed at the northwest edge of the city.
He was a member of the Methodist church, the C. J. Newland American Legion Post, the Ritzville Oddfellows lodge, Elks lodge No. 228 in Spokane and the BOF of Spokane.
He was a bachelor.
Surviving are a sister, Miss Alma Werttenberger of Ritzville; two brothers, William of Ritzville and Richard of Santa Barbara, Calif.; a niece, Mrs. Jack Jolley of Bellevue; and a nephew, Richard Werttenberger, jr., of Phoenix, Ariz.

Thank you Sue Gardner for this transcription.


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