April 15, 2024

Margaret Ann Werner, 89, died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Catholic Care Center, Wichita. 

She was born June 25, 1927 at Bushton, Kansas the daughter of Frank and Albina (Penka) Kirmer. A lifetime Spearville resident, she was a homemaker and in 1970 opened Werner Plumbing, Heating and Electric with her husband. 

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella both in Spearville. 

On August 18, 1947 she married Lawrence C. Werner at Spearville. He preceded her in death on February 6, 2002. 

Survivors include: 4 sons, Dennis and wife Yvonne, Spearville, Greg and wife Ginny, Spearville, Paul, Wichita and David and wife Margaret, Springfield, Missouri; 2 daughters, Linda Dulin and husband Wade, Wichita and Donna Bolmer and husband Dan, Dodge City; 3 sisters, Sr. Renee’ Kirmer, Anita Kirmer, and Carol Brogden, all of Wichita; her special caregiver, Al Wilson, Wichita; 12 grandchildren, Jennifer Crider, Paula McAtee, Dawn Humpert, Steffani Day, Nick Bolmer, Ryan Werner, Kyle Werner, Brad Werner, Julie Erb, Lisa Hiltgen, Ellen Carr and Maria Werner; and 20 great grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, Norbert and Herman Kirmer, 2 sisters, Maggie Freeberg and Berneda Kirmer and a great grandson, Cooper Erb. 

Daughters of Isabella Rosary will be at 4:00 pm Sunday, October 2, 2016 and vigil service at 7:00 pm Sunday both at St. John the Baptist Church, Spearville. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Monday at the church with Fr. John Forkuoh and Fr. John J. Maes presiding. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Spearville. There will be no public visitation, the casket will remain closed. 

The family suggests memorials to St. John Church Building Fund in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas 67801.