Lillie Ruth Wersig

Lillie Ruth Wersig, 61, of Groves passed away on November 9, 2012. She was born in Port Arthur on March 15, 1951 to the late Rudolph De Los Santos and Lydia Ontiveros. Lillie was a lifelong area resident and was a member of the Lutheran faith, and a 1969 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. She was employed as an inventory coordinator for Market Basket. Lillie is survived by husband, Butch Wersig; daughters, Vanessa LaLonde and husband Cris of Kerrville; Miranda Dishman and husband Herb of China; sisters, Esma Breaux and husband Darryl of Groves; Eloise Gallagher of Baytown; brother, Richard De Los Santos and wife Dee Dee of Houston. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Michael, Aaron, Eric, Zoie, Adam, Hailey, Mark, Abram, Amanda, Kailar, and Haydon Lillie is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Rudy De Los Santos, and her brother-n-law, Mike Gallagher. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday November 13, 2012 at Melancon's Funeral Home 1605 Avenue H in Nederland with Rev. Richard De Los Santos officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 12:00 Noon until the funeral. Details and guest registry available at

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Nov. 12, 2012