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Robert Wayne Werkmeister
(September 30, 1931 - August 22, 2013)

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Robert Wayne Werkmeister

U.S. Veteran


Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 2 to 4 pm

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

965 Home Plaza

Waterloo, IA  50701

Funeral Service

Monday, August 26, 2013 at 10:30 am

Concordia Lutheran Church

1005 W. Parker St.

Waterloo, IA  50703


Monday, August 26, 2013 at 1 pm

Garden of Memories

3669 Logan Ave.

Waterloo, IA  50703

Robert Wayne Werkmeister was born September 30, 1931, on a farm in Lake View, Iowa: the son of Edward and Bertha (Schoenbaum) Werkmeister. He served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954, during the Korean Conflict. Robert was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Getty on April 1, 1955, in Waverly, Iowa. He worked at John Deere as a Machine Operator, retiring in 1987. Robert enjoyed fishing and hunting, but he really liked gardening.

Robert passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at the Cedar Valley Hopsice Home at the age of 81 from cancer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Bertha; 3 brothers: Kenneth, Donald and Earl Werkmeister and a sister Sandy Heath. Robert is survived by his wife Mary of Waterloo; 3 sons: Wayne (Tammy) Werkmeister of Columbia, Missouri, Scot (Lori) Werkmeister of Edmond, Oklahoma and Daniel (Lois) Werkmiester Waterloo; a granddaughter Loralyn Werkmeister of Stillwater, Oklahoma; 3 brothers: Duane “Tocky” (Marge) Werkmeister of Lake View, Iowa, Dale Werkmeister of Denver, Colorado and Larry (Nadine) Werkmeister of Raymar, Iowa and a sister Mary Ann Henry of Cedar Falls.

Memorials may be directed to Concordia Lutheran Church or Cedar Valley Hospice.


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