Alan Deane “Al” Werger


Alan Deane “Al” Werger, 60, of Monona, Iowa died Friday, October 11, 2013, at his home in Monona. He was born on December 16, 1952, to Deane and Marilyn (Greene) Werger in Postville, Iowa. Al graduated from Garnavillo High School and then attended two years of college at Area 1 in Calmar, Iowa for farm mechanics.

Al was united in marriage with Cathy Schoulte on September 11, 1981, in Caledonia, Minnesota. He farmed for a time, was owner/operator of Werger Feed & Supply, worked for Waste Management, was in charge of building and grounds at MFL Mar-Mac Schools and his favorite job, working with A & S Lawn Care.

Al is survived by his wife of 32 years, Cathy; his four children, Jared (Barb Moose) Werger of Guttenberg, Jeff (Jessica) Werger of Garnavillo, Alex Werger of Postville and Ali (Chris Kurth) Werger of Luana; two grandchildren, Benjamin Werger, Jayda Werger, and one on the way; his father Deane Werger of Garnavillo; his sister, Diane (Dave) Fox of Port Orange, Florida; two brothers, Gary Werger of Keota and Kim (Linda) Werger of Elkader and many nieces and nephews.

Al was preceded in death by his mother, Marilyn, his maternal and paternal grandparents and his nephew, Ryan Schoulte.

Visitation was held Monday, October 14, 2013, from 3-8 p.m. at the Leonard–Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona, Iowa, and one hour before services at the church on Tuesday. Funeral services were Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Monona, Iowa. The Rev. Erika Kielstrup officiated. Burial followed in the Monona Cemetery, Monona, Iowa.

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