Herta A. Werwie

August 2, 1929 - April 21, 2020

Herta A. Werwie age 90 passed away April 21, 2020. Loving wife of the late George for 63 years. Adored mother of Doris Werwie and Diane (John) Van Dyke. Cherished Oma of Christina (Sean) Pickard, Katherine Werwie, and David Van Dyke. 

Herta was born on August 2, 1929 in Salzburg, Austria. She grew up in Austria but eventually immigrated to America  after meeting the love of her life, George William Werwie, while he was stationed there. They married November 17, 1953 and were blessed to be the parents of Doris and Diane. 

Herta had a lifelong love for the arts, dedicating time as a docent at the Milwaukee Art Museum. She also enjoyed gardening, reading books, and knitting. More than anything, she loved spending time with her family whether she was teaching her children and grandchildren how to cook and speak German or baking treats, especially her favorite dessert, torte. 

Herta will be missed by her family and friends.

Burial will take place at the Historic Green Ridge Cemetery in Kenosha, WI. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Milwaukee Art Museum or the Detroit Institute of the Arts in her name.

Contact Us

  • Farmington Hills Chapel 31950 West Twelve Mile Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48334 (248) 553-0120

  • Canton Chapel 851 North Canton Center Rd Canton, MI 48187 (734) 981-4530