Rebecca R. "Becky" (Hirschy) WerstJuly 12, 1929 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 88)
Rebecca R. “Becky” Werst, 88, of Berne, IN passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at Swiss Village. Becky was born on July 12, 1929 in Adams County to the late Alfred P. and Minnie E. (Burkhart) Hirschy. On July 30, 1949, Becky married Arthur Werst; he preceded her in death on August 20, 2009.
Becky was a member of Cross Community Church where she was active in the life of the church and in their youth ministries for many years. She was a homemaker and had worked at CTS for 14 years and Wal-Mart for 18 years. Becky was an avid sports fan especially for her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She loved her flowers and gardening. She lived 19 years at Goose Lake and attended Mt. Etna UMC in Columbia City where she started their Kids Club.
She is survived by her four sons, Gregory (Madonna) Werst of Bella Vista, Ark, Mark A. (Pam) Werst of Berne, Kent A. (Becky K.) Werst of Geneva and Matthew T. (Glenda) Werst of Elkhart; two daughters, Ladonna (Ronald) Habeggar of Berne and Christina (Tim) Dellinger of Willshire, OH; two sisters, Ardena Lehman and Arlene Sue (Lee) Sprunger both of Berne; 26 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Melvin, Glen, Russel and Olen Hirschy; a sister Verna Mae; three grandsons and a granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Swiss Village, in Berne, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2017 at Swiss Village in Berne, with calling 1 hour prior to service from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Pastor Chris Kruchkow will be officiating and burial will be in M.R.E. Cemetery, Berne.
Memorials are to Cross Community Church Student Underground (Youth) or Compassionate Ministries.
Cross Community Church Student Underground