Doris Eileen Werling
Doris Eileen Werling
  • August 25, 1927 - January 11, 2017
  • Ossian, Indiana

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Doris Eileen (Dettmer) Werling, 89, of Ossian, was welcomed into Jesus' loving arms on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Daughter of the late Albert and Nora (Springer) Dettmer of Ossian. Baptized and confirmed at St. Mark's Lutheran Church of Ossian. She met Edgar Werling at a church social. Married on August 24, 1946. She became a faithful member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Ossian, serving her Lord in many positions, including altar guild. After delivering fresh eggs weekly to Fort Wayne and surrounding areas, she became known as the "Egg Lady". In addition, she cleaned local residents' homes. She loved gardening and her flowers, especially her gladiolas. Preceded in death by her husband, Edgar, of nearly 70 years. Survived by daughters, Diane Fiedler and Linda (Tim) Broyles, both of Fort Wayne; and sons, Leon (Arlene) Werling and Darryl (Jeni) Werling, both of Ossian; son in law, Robert Kiefer of Auburn; and sister, Letha (Wayne) Fiedler of Ossian. She was also blessed with 14 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 2 step great grandchildren, and 2 step great great grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter, Sharon Kiefer; son in law, Donald Fiedler; and siblings, Cletus (Mildred) Dettmer, Elvis (Esther) Dettmer, and Willard Dettmer. Funeral service is 4:00 PM Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 6514 East 750 North, Ossian, with visitation on hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Elzey Patterson Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian. Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church or Worship for Shut-ins.