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Wernke, Eulalie (Lee)


Eulalie (Lee) Wernke, age 95, a resident of Albuquerque, since 1959, returned to her heavenly home on August 11, 2016.

Her devotion to her family and firm belief in the lord, supported her through her life's journey, ultimately giving her peace. She was a member of San Martin Parish and loved attending mass. Lee was a devoted member of the Blue Army and enjoyed participating in and attending the Rosary Rally.

She was born to the late Albert and Sadie Rust in Indianapolis, Indiana, on June 25, 1921. Lee came from a family of 10 siblings and is survived by her loving sister, Mildred (Midge) Louden.

She married her lifelong partner, Robert C. Wernke Sr. in March of 1946, in Indianapolis. Bob preceded her in death in 2001.

She is survived by her four children, Robert C. Wernke Jr. and wife, Sherry, Marie B. Kidman, Rosalie F. Wernke and partner, Oly, and Rolland J. Wernke. Lee is also survived by her seven grandchildren: Jeana, Michelle, LeeAnna, Tysa, Wendy, Chealse, Barbara and Orion. She was blessed with numerous great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.

All Services will be held at Santuario de San Martin Catholic Church in Albuquerque, on Monday, August 15, 2016. A Viewing will begin at 1:00 p.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 1:30 p.m., and a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at 9:45 a.m. Please sign Lee's online tribute at romerofuneralhomenm.com Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 14, 2016
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