Francis Wermerskirchen, 88

Francis J. Wermerskirchen, 88, of Jordan, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine.

Born February 25, 1918, at Jordan, Francis was a son of Ernest J. and Anna (Beckius) Wermerskirchen. He grew up on the family farm. On June 19, 1945, he married Lorraine (Huss) Wermerskirchen at St. John's Catholic Church in Union Hill. Francis was a dairy farmer. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing and hunting and traveled to many parts of the United States, including Hawaii. He also visited Germany. Francis raised Saddle horses and also raised and sold rat terrier dogs.

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