Thomas Henry Wernsing, 79, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Bowling Green, Ky.
A memorial service for family and friends will be held Saturday at the VFW in Bowling Green, Ky. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Effingham Humane Society.
He was born in Effingham on Sept. 27, 1934, to the late Harry and Agnes Wernsing. He was retired from the Air Force and Goodyear Tire and Rubber. Thomas was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus in Effingham. He was also a life member of the VFW, Moose and American Legion in Bowling Green, Ky.
He is survived by his wife, Jane A. Wernsing of Bowling Green; six children, Donna McCullough (Bob), Brad Wernsing, Thomas Wernsing Jr. (Karen) all of Lincoln, Neb., Cris Baker (Andy), and Robert Effler, all of Bowling Green, Ky., and Lynne Tranberg (John) of Orfordville, Wis.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; brother, Mike Wernsing of North Carolina.