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Obituary for Beverly J. "Bev" Werner

Beverly "Bev" Werner, age 87, (widow of Dr. Louis C. II) of Watertown, SD passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 under Hospice Care at Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown.

(Please note dates)
Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Friday, March 4, 2022 at First United Methodist Church in Watertown with the Reverend Melissa Gall officiating. Judy Everson will be the soloist accompanied by Blair Titze.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm, Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown. Visitation will continue Friday prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Watertown.

Pallbearers will be Louis Werner, III, David Werner, Louis Werner, IV, Michael Stydel, Bill Grell, Tyler Gall,
Brad Fishman and Bill Zubke.

In lieu of Flowers memorials may be designated to Prairie Lakes Hospice, P.O. Box 1210, Watertown, SD 57201 or First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1416, Watertown, SD 57201.

Beverly June Andrews was born June 17, 1934 to Hugh and Louise (Chapman) Andrews in Pontiac, Michigan. She grew up in Royal Oak, Michigan and graduated from Royal Oak Dondero High School in 1952. Bev then earned her two year associates degree for Office Assistant at Highland Park Junior College in Highland Park, Michigan.

Bev married Louis C. Werner, II on September 10, 1955 at Royal Oak, Michigan. The couple lived in Davenport, Iowa where Louis attended Palmer College of Chiropractic. They then moved to Watertown, South Dakota in 1960 where she and Louis started Werner Chiropractic. In 1992, Bev and Louis, along with their daughter and son-in-law, began a business, Werner Home Medical Care, Inc.

Bev was a loving mother and homemaker. She also became Louis’ devoted caregiver in his journey with MS.
Bev was a member of Prairie Lakes Hospital Auxiliary, Order of Eastern Star, a longtime member of Watertown First United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women where she served, in many ways, throughout the years.

She enjoyed baking, cooking and entertaining. She also enjoyed bowling and playing Pinochle with her women’s card club. Bev did cross-stitch, knitting, ceramics and sewing. Bev loved to travel and shop. Most of all, Bev enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bev is survived by her children, Louis C. (Lesli) Werner, III of Pittsburg, CA, David H. (Ann) Werner of Eden Prairie, MN and Lisa M. (Steve) Stydel of Watertown, SD; seven grandchildren, Louis C. (Amber) Werner, IV, Michelle (David) von Gunten, Scott Werner, Nicole Werner, Jessica (Jay) McNamee, Melissa (Tyler) Gall and Michael Stydel; six great-grandchildren, Louis C. “Chase” Werner, V and Violet Werner, Tristan and Vivian von Gunten and Lydia and Henry Gall; a niece, Harlene (Dan) Mitchum; and nephew, Gene Grell.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Louis; and two infant sons; and a niece, Cathy Grell.

Wight and Comes Funeral Chapel serving the family.