E. “Bob” Werschey
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[September 13, 2019]
- Robert E. “Bob” Werschey, 94, of Decatur formerly
of Lincoln passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019 at HSHS St.
John’s Hospital in Springfield.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, September 12, 2019 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln
11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home
Robert E. “Bob” Werschey, 94, of
Decatur formerly of Lincoln passed away on Friday,
September 6, 2019 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in
Bob was born on April 4, 1925 in Lincoln, the son of
John and Nora (Sumski) Werschey. He married Ruth
Frantz on September 25, 1948 in Lincoln. She
Bob is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, and his
Bob proudly served his country during WWII in The
Army Air Corps. He was the chief accountant for
Pittsburgh Plate Glass for many years. Bob was a
very active and involved member of Saints James and
Patrick Parish in Decatur, he was also a member of
The Golden K in Decatur. Bob enjoyed sports,
especially golf. He was a graduate of Lincoln
Community High School and Bradley University.
Services for Bob will be held at
11:00am on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the
service (10:00-11:00am) also at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the services at Holy Cross
Cemetery in Lincoln, where full military rites will
be accorded by The Lincoln American Legion Post
Memorial donations may be made in Bob’s name to
Saints James & Patrick Parish, Decatur.
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