Marion R. Werning, 69, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha following an extended illness. Funeral Services were held Jan. 3 at St. John Lutheran Church in Newhall, with the Rev. Steven Rempfer officiating. Interment was at St. John Cemetery near Newhall. Memorials may be directed to the church.
Marion was born Aug. 25, 1944 in Newhall to Harvey and Ruth (Zobel) Werning and graduated from Newhall Consolidated Schools in 1962. Marion was a lifelong farmer in the Newhall area. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting and watching sports. He is survived by his sister, Marlys (Robert) Frimml of Newhall; his brother, Virgil (Holly) Werning of Ely; his nieces and nephews, Linda Timm and Jennifer (Mehrdad) Akbar, all of Bentonville, Ark., Chris (Julie) Frimml of Atkins, Matt Frimml of Newhall, Wendy (Tim) Wheeler of Solon, and Kami Jo Upah of Blairstown; and several great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Condolences may be left at www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com.