Source: News Journal

Arden E. Werking (1918-2006)

Arden E. "Fuzzy" Werking, 88, of North Manchester, Indiana, died at 8:18AM on Thursday, September 28, 2006 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born September 13, 1918 in Wabash County, Indiana to William and Laura M. (Wright) Werking.

He married Elizabeth "Betty" Syler on November 26, 1938 in Servia; she died on April 12, 1976. He then married Theda Ogan on October 23, 1976 in North Manchester; she died July 26, 1989. Fuzzy was a lifetime resident of North Manchester. He was the sexton at Oaklawn Cemetery 25 years, retiring in 1980. He also was a bus driver for Manchester Community Schools 22 years. He was a member of the Congregational Christian Church of North Manchester.

Fuzzy is survived by his son, Craig Werking of North Manchester and his sister, Thelma Miller, of Warren, Indiana. He was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

Services will be Saturday, September 30, 2006 at 11:00AM at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main Street, North Manchester. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Friends may call from 10-11AM, Saturday at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Arden may be signed at

The preferred memorial is Peabody Caring Circle.