Maurice E. “Pete” Werremeyer, 90, Huntingburg

Maurice E. “Pete” Werremeyer, 90, of Huntingburg, died Sunday (November 12) at his home. He was born in Pike County February 17, 1927, to Oliver and Alvina (Kemper) Werremeyer. He married Melba M. Roesner August 20, 1950, at St. James Lutheran Church in Holland.

Pete served in the United States Navy as a Gunner’s Mate Third Class during the Korean Conflict from 1951-1955. He worked as an independent bulk milk hauler. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, the Holland American Legion, and V.F.W. Post #2366. He enjoyed playing cards, gardening, and fishing and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Indiana University basketball fan.

He is survived by his wife, Melba M. Werremeyer; one son, Jack R. Werremeyer and wife Barbara, Dale; one daughter, Joni M. Zarnoth and husband Jay, Dale; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one step great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Everett “Jim” Werremeyer, and one sister, Katherine M. Werremeyer.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Lutheran Cemetery Endowment Fund or to Honor Flight of Southern Indiana. Online condolences may be shared at Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at St. James Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. David Darling and Rev. Ed Wicks will officiate. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Holland American Legion Memorial Detail assisted by members of V.F.W. Post #2366.

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