Lovie C. Werne, 90, of Huntingburg, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
Lovie was born December 1, 1930, in Cadiz, Kentucky, to Fate and Myrtle (Mann) Jones. She married Jerome G. Werne on May 29, 1948, at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey. After 54 years of marriage, Jerome died on July 21, 2012.
Lovie was a graduate of Bristow High School and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg. She worked in the nursing profession for over 25 years. Lovie also enjoyed being an antique dealer and owned two antique stores.
Besides her parents and husband, Lovie was preceded in death by one son, Timothy Werne, two sisters, Marquiette Rehrman and Bonnie Blakeley, one brother, Frank Jones, and two grandchildren.
Lovie is survived by six sons, Jerry Werne of Mariah Hill, Terry Werne of Huntingburg, Patrick Werne of Okeechobee, FL, Mark Werne of Huntingburg, Phillip Werne of Velpen and Scott Werne of Jasper; one brother, Bill Jones of Cadiz, KY; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
A Prayer Service for Lovie Werne was held Tuesday, January 26, at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Huntingburg. Fr. Biju Thomas officiated at the prayer service.
Memorial contributions can be made to Shared Abundance in Huntingburg. Condolences may be shared at www.nassandson.com.