Paul Anton Wermers died Sunday, May 11, 2008 after battling a long illness. He was born December 18, 1937 at Parkston, to Tony and Ruth (Schumacher) Wermers. He grew up and attended school at Dimock. He was employed at Lindekugel Construction building highways, Robert Burns Lumber Company, Fullerton Lumber Company and Mueller Lumber Company. He was an original member of the National Guard in Parkston and served from 1956 until 1962. On August 29, 1964, he married Margaret “Peg” Thury at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Parkston. He was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Paul loved his family and was so happy when the grandchildren were at the house. He was a finishing carpenter and helped his children with their houses.
Paul is survived by his wife, Peg; four children: Dennis P. Wermers of Papillion, NE, Denise (Mark) Hohn of Ethan, SD, Diane DuBois of Pekin, IL, Dean (Sara) Parker of Sioux Falls, SD; four brothers: Ron (Sherry) Wermers of Berethold, CO, Kenneth (Patty) Wermers of Springfield, SD, Roger (Joyce) Wermers of Estelline, SD, Tom (Rhona) Wermers of Aurora, CO; two sisters: Ruth Corner of Fenton, MI and Carol (Richard) Reger of Hibbing, MN; six granddaughters, and one grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.