Robert Lee “Bob” Wertman, 89, Holland

Robert Lee “Bob” Wertman, 89, of Holland, died Sunday, March 29, at the Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston, Florida. He was born in Huntingburg October 14, 1930, to Ralph and Grace (Sattler) Wertman. He married Sharon Ann Wibbeler September 1, 1956, at Holland Methodist Church.

Bob was a 1949 graduate of Holland High School. He was a farmer and worked at the Holland Dairy. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict, serving on the USS Oriskany and USS Bairoko. He was a member of Holland United Methodist Church and Holland American Legion Post 343 for 60 years. He was an avid sports fan and was honored for his longtime support of Southridge Raider athletics when he was presented the 2018 Spirit of Southridge Award.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sharon Ann Wertman; two sons, Kevin Wertman and wife Diane, Holland, and Lee Wertman and spouse Jeff Rothweiler, St. Louis;  one daughter, Tammy Wertman, Holland; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at a later date. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at