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Virginia Werner - November 21, 2009


Virginia Dolliva ‘Toots’ Dahmke Werner, 94, died Nov. 21, 2009 in Lakewood, surrounded by family.

She was born in Benson, Neb. on Feb. 18, 1915. She was schooled in Nebraska and Holyoke. She married George Werner in Holyoke where they farmed for numerous years. They moved to the western slope of Colorado before moving back to central Colorado.

Virginia lived out her last years in Lakewood with her family. She was a lifelong committed housewife and mother, while enjoying a devotion to Christianity and Bible study.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years George, sister Lena White and parents Conrad and Myrtle Dahmke.

Survivors are her brother William Dahmke and her children M. Kay Werner Stefan, Gary (Diane) Werner and Marilyn Werner. Grandchildren Chris Werner, his wife Cynthia and their children Zachary and Ava; Royce Werner, his wife Cynthia and their children Mary and Emily; and Jeffrey Werner, his wife Stephanie and their children Lillian and Melanie.

Interment will be at Holyoke Cemetery. Graveside Services will be at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 25. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend services.