Obed Werths

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Obed Werths, 89, lifelong Concordia resident, died Nov. 13, 2012, at the Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia. Funeral services were held Friday at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Concordia. Burial was in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Concordia.

Mr. Werths was born May 12, 1923, at Concordia. He was the son of John and Minnie Driver Werths. He married Irene Heins on Feb. 12, 1945. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Concordia Saddle and Wagon Club and St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Mr. Werths is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ron (Sharon) Fiene of Concordia; four grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife on May 24, 2000; a son, John Werths on March 29, 2006; three brothers, Elmer Werths, Emil Werths and Fillmore Werths; and five sisters, Mildred Werths, Helen Werths, Laura Werths, Ena Rehkop and Carrie Deke.

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