Eugene G. Werre passed away on September 26, 2018 in Colusa, CA. He was born on December 12, 1937 in North Dakota to Christian and Rose Werre.
Gene owned and operated several businesses including Del Rancho Motel in Lodi, Texico Mini Mart in Arnold, and Jackpot Mini Mart in Angels Camp. He enjoyed leatherwork, woodworking, and baking for his friends and family. He also was a Boy Scouts Leader, and a Little League coach.
Gene is survived by his daughter Debra (Ben) LaMont of Glenham, South Dakota; Son Verdo (Nadine Benz) Werre, of Colusa, California; Grandchildren Evan LaMont, Christopher (Sonya) LaMont, Barbara (Dustin) Roise, Kevin (Candace Johnson) Werre, Hailey (Brandon) Lucios.
A special thank you to his caregivers Maria Moreno, Kiki Godoy and Judy Turner.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Myrtle Werre; parents Christian Werre and Rose Clark; sister Florence Smith.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 1p.m. at The Cherokee Memorial Park in the Evergreen Chapel, Hwy 99 & Harney Lane, Lodi, CA 95240.
Memorial contributions can be made in Eugene’s name to Freedom Hospice 825 9th Street Suite B, Marysville, CA 95901.