Carl August Wernecke
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Carl August Wernecke
  • March 29, 1925 - November 29, 2017
  • Tomball, Texas

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Carl "Collie" August Wernecke, age 92, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Born in Giddings, Texas, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed fishing, dominoes, bowling, and was an excellent carpenter. He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Minnie Wernecke; grandson, Casey Wernecke; brothers, Alvin Wernecke and wife Louise and Fritz Wernecke and wife Edna; sisters, Tilly Peters and husband Pete and Louise Rockow and husband Bob; brother-in-law, Jimmy Bobo; sister-in-law, Willie Wernecke; and grandson-in-law, Roy Romijn. Survived by his wife of 70 years, Frances Wernecke; sons, Calvin Wernecke, Sr. and wife Kathy and Craig Wernecke and wife Tina; grandsons, Calvin Wernecke, Jr. and wife Peggy and Weston Wernecke and fianc Morgan Mapes; granddaughter, Wendy Romijn; great granddaughter, Katie Romijn; great grandsons, Joseph Wernecke, Dalton Wernecke, and Jacob Romijn and wife Felicia; step great granddaughters, Laci Peterson and husband Marshall and Brittnee Raybon; great great granddaughter, Charlotte Romijn; sister, Gladys Bobo; brother, Harry Wernecke; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends. Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home, 13102 North Freeway, Houston, Texas 77060. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017 in the Chapel of Earthman Resthaven. Interment will follow at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Weston Wernecke, Calvin Wernecke, Jr., Joseph Wernecke, Dalton Wernecke, Jerry Kmiec, and Johnny Kubeczka. Honorary pallbearer will be Jacob Romijn.