Robert Lee “Bob” Wertman, age 89, of Holland, passed away at 7:03 p.m., on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at the Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston, Florida.
He was born October 14, 1930, in Huntingburg, Indiana, to Ralph and Grace (Sattler) Wertman; and married Sharon Ann Wibbeler on September 1, 1956, at the Holland Methodist Church. Bob graduated from Holland High School in the class of 1949; was a farmer and worked at the Holland Dairy; and served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, stationed on the USS Oriskany and USS Bairoko. He was a member of the Holland United Methodist Church and Holland American Legion Post #343 for 60 years; was an avid sports fan; and was honored for his longtime support of Southridge Raider Athletics when he was presented the 2018 Spirit of Southridge Award. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Paul Wertman.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sharon Ann Wertman of Holland, Ind.; two sons, Kevin (spouse, Diane) Wertman of Holland, Ind. and Lee (spouse, Jeff Rothweiler) Wertman of St. Louis, Missouri; one daughter, Tammy Wertman of Holland, Ind.; (5) grandchildren and (3) great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Bob Wertman will be held at a later date to be announced. Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with the arrangements.