Richard Robert Werts

Male 1899 - 1993


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  • Born  27 Jun 1899  Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Feb 1993  Springfield, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Russell Cemetery, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2241  Virts
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2017 

    Father  Clifton Elmer Werts,   b. 12 Oct 1868, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1943, Bartow, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Clara Mae McCoy,   b. 17 Nov 1869, Lagrange, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1950, Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Mar 1889  Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1170  Group Sheet

    Family  Lorita Colette Smith,   b. 31 Mar 1900, El Paso, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1984, Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Feb 1922  Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Donald Eugene Werts,   b. 5 Dec 1922, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Wayne Eldon Werts,   b. 4 Nov 1926, Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1993, South Bend, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lorita Mae Werts,   b. 19 Oct 1931, Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 2016, Springfield, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F1174  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Clifton Elmer Werts, Clare Mae McCoy, Ralph Waldo Werts, Charles Leonard Werts, Harvey Roger Werts, Richard Robert Werts, Walter Guy Werts, Edith Mae Werts Lewis
    Clifton Elmer Werts, Clare Mae McCoy, Ralph Waldo Werts, Charles Leonard Werts, Harvey Roger Werts, Richard Robert Werts, Walter Guy Werts, Edith Mae Werts Lewis
    Front row: Clifton Elmer Werts, Clare Mae McCoy Werts. Back row: Ralph
    Waldo Werts, Charles Leonard Werts, Harvey Roger Werts, Richard Robert
    Werts, Walter Guy Werts, and Edith Mae Werts Lewis

    Photo courtesy of Gene Pierce

  • Notes 
    • Des Moines Register, February 18, 1993

      Richard R. Werts, 93, of Springfield, Mo., died of pneumonia Tuesday at Creekside Retirement Community, where he was a resident five years. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery. Mr. Werts, a retired farmer, was born in Russell and lived in Chariton from 1969 to 1988. He is survived by two sons, Donald of Brea, Calif., and Wayne of South Bend, Ind.; a daughter, Lorita Coffman of Springfield; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to either Russell or Chariton Methodist churches.

  • Sources 
    1. [S601] Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935.