Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

January 8, 2013


Jan. 5, 2013


— William O. Wernsing of Avon died Saturday at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. He was 83.

Born July 5, 1929, in Marion County, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary Kubley Wernsing.

Mr. Wernsing was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked 25 years at General Motors before retiring in 2000. Previously he had worked for Talon Texron in Indianapolis.

He was a member of the Danville American Legion Post No. 118, Plainfield Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, and UAW Local No. 933.

Survivors include a son, Robert W. Wernsing and wife Kathy of Danville; a daughter, Beth Wernsing of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Anita Badillo Wernsing, and the mother of his children, Ruth Cope Wernsing.

Services are 7 p.m. Friday at Baker Funeral Home in Danville with the Rev. David Powell officiating.

Calling is for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.bakerfuneralservice.com.