Rose Anne Werner, 80, Ferdinand

Rose Anne Werner, 80, of Ferdinand, died Thursday, April 1, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Celestine October 18, 1940, to Herman and Mary (Pund) Sander. She married Delmar Werner April 23, 1960, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand. He died December 23, 2020.

Rose retired from Best Home Furnishings in Ferdinand after 15 years of employment and also babysat in her home. She was a member of Christ the King Parish, Saint Ferdinand Church, the Ferdinand Legion Post 124 auxillary, and the quilting club. She enjoyed quilting, puzzles, cooking, baking, playing sheepshead, and reading, and loved being with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Werner and wife Karen and Chris Werner and wife Kim, all of Ferdinand; five daughters, Mary (Mel Lake) Lampert, Bretzville, Donna Rasche and husband Delmar, Jasper, Debra Sickert and husband Lester, Ireland, and  Connie Werner and Karen Libbert, both of Ferdinand; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Irma Vonderheide and husband Junie, Jasper; and one brother, Albert Sander and wife Mary Lou, Huntingburg.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Steve Libbert, one sister, Doretha Schwoeppe, and one brother, Benny Sander.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Monday at St. Ferdinand Church. Online condolences can be shared at A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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