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Stephen John Werle 1956 - 2018

Stephen John Werle, 61, died August 22, 2018, at home in Wichita, Kansas.

He was born to Guy D. and Beverley June Dwyer-Werle on August 31, 1956, in Auckland New Zealand. Stephen was resident of Wichita, Kansas for 29 years. He was self-employed as a plumber and a carpenter.

He married Gwendolyne Sue Kimmel on December 21, 1995, in Wichita, Kansas. She survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Beverly; sister, Sandee Werle-McKenzie, and nephew, Guy Garland Groves.

Survivors: sisters, Adrienne K. Johnson, Parkerville, Kan.; brother Paul W. Werle and spouse Sharon, Ogden, Kan.,  Donna-Mare Werle-Selle and spouse Marvin, Great Bend, Kan., Megan Brown, (Midge) New Zealand, Debbie Ellis-Bell of Junction City, Kan.; 15 nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Luca.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-8 p.m., with family receiving friends from 6-7 p.m. Funeral Service will be Wednesday 10 a.m. at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, with Graveside Service at 3:30 p.m. at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence, Kansas.

Funeral arrangements provided by

DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary

201 South Hydraulic

Wichita, KS 67211

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 28, 2018