Doerr, Webster W.
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Dec. 30, 1915 - Feb. 21, 2013
Webster W. Doerr, 97, of Venice, FL, died on Feb. 21, 2013. Funeral arrangements by: Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory.
Born in Chicago, Illinois he had served in the U.S. Army during WW II in Tunisia, Italy, Sicily and was decorated for his service.
Employed by Illinois Bell Telephone he retired as manager in 1976 after thirty-one years. He and his wife, Jane moved to Henderson County, NC where they joined Immaculate Conception Church. He was a Charter Member of the Knights of Columbus, a member of the American Legion Post 77 and the Telephone Pioneers. After forty-five years of marriage, Jane left this world for a better place. In 1988 he married Emilie Laukner and they moved to Englewood and became communicants of St. Raphael Catholic Church. They remained summer residents of NC and they both enjoyed walking, the Gulf beaches and bird watching. Emilie predeceased him in 2004.
Survivors include step-daughter, Charlotte Laukner; step-son, M. Richard Laukner and two grand children, Tyra Santos and Scott Laukner.
The family is planning a memorial service at a later date.
Published in Herald Tribune from March 5 to March 6, 2013