The Edmond Sun

April 30, 2013

Walter “John” Werhun


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Walter “John” Werhun III, 42, of Edmond, Okla., passed quietly in his home on April 27, 2013. He was born January 15, 1971 in Norman, Okla. to Walt and Patricia Werhun.

    John served as Captain with the Edmond Fire Dept. He married Joyce (Newkirk) Werhun on August 12, 1995. He enjoyed spending time with his girls and taking part in every sporting or school event they attended. His kids were his whole life. He loved being with his family, vacationing and doing anything outdoors; bike riding, hiking, etc.

    John is survived by his wife Joyce of the home; daughters, Jessica and Jamie Werhun; his parents; sister, Shannon Franklin and husband Hank of Moore, Okla., brother, Daniel Werhun and fiancé Martha Callan; aunts and uncles, Debbie and Dan Denton of Moore, Paula and Jason Kunz of N.Y., and JoAnn and Willie Halley of Ore.; nieces, nephews and cousins, Cody, Shelby, Kelsey, Kirk, Khasi, Sierra, Michelle, River, Rainey, Gabriel and Rayce. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ava and Carl Voelpel and Walt Sr. and Millie Werhun.

    Services for John will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2013 at the First Christian Church of Edmond under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Werhun Family Fund at Citizen’s Bank in Edmond.