Richard Werner

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Richard Werner

Richard “Daddio” Werner, 64, of Eureka, died at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at his residence.

Born Aug. 11, 1946, in Chicago to Clifford Werner and Ollebelle Malone Shouse. he married Diane T. Jursa Sept. 25, 1971, in Chicago. She died March 23, 2004.

Survivors include four sons, Roy (Cynthia) Minor of southern Illinois, Richard (Nancy) Minor of Bloomington, Daniel (Cynthia) Minor of Bloomington and Keith Werner of Eureka; two daughters, Lori (Mike) Dalton of Oglesby and Sherri (Joey) Branchfield of Pekin; one brother; eight sisters; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and sisters, and one great-grandchild.

He worked at American Buildings in El Paso and also for Beer-Nuts in Bloomington.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. The Rev. Marvin Matzke will officiate.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.

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