THEODORE LLOYD WERNER
August 16, 1930 ˜ February 6, 2021
Theodore Lloyd Werner passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, in Camas, WA. He was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Bloomington, IL, to parents William and Ivy Werner. He and his family moved to Washington in the mid 1940’s. He attended Battle Ground High School, graduating in 1949. In June 1951, he married Lillian Bair, who he had met on the school bus and promptly told his friend, “I’m going to marry that girl someday!” He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves during the Korean War. Shortly after being honorably discharged from the Air Force, he started a long career at Alcoa as a machinist. After being widowed in 1962, he married his second wife, Judi Bowersox, in 1963. They later divorced.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, shooting pool, watching sports, dabbling in the stock market, gambling both in Las Vegas and the lottery, sponsoring youth sports teams, his “special place” at Fat Daves Cafe, and traveling to Hawaii, Las Vegas and Europe. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge in Battle Ground where he served as master, the 25 year club at Alcoa, and the American Legion Post 14. He was generous man and loved his family more than anything else. During his last weeks of life he mentioned many times how blessed he was with family. He is survived by daughters, Paula Werner, Rebecca Writt, and Vivian (Jim) Reudink; grandchildren, Marc Wohosky, Wendy Wohosky, Caroline (TJ) McDonald; and Tyler Reudink; great-grandchildren, Morgan Wohosky, Willow Sites, Lillian Wohosky-Powell, Rebecca Stone, Abigail Stone, Joseph Stone and Hudson McDonald; sister, Velda Sutton; and many nieces and nephews. Loved ones who died before him are his wives, Lillian and Judi; daughters, Teresa and Claudia; granddaughter, Amanda Neeley; five siblings, and his parents.
His family would like to thank the nursing staff at Prestige Nursing and Rehab in Camas, WA, and Peace Health Hospice. Due to COVID, the immediate family held a private graveside service at Park Hill Cemetery.
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