Douglas E. Wernick, age 79, of Reedsburg, formerly of South Beloit, IL, died on Friday, May 17, 2019 follow a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease. He was born on January 21, 1940 in Dixon, IL, the son of Walter and Lela (Franklin) Wernick. On June 24, 1961, he was married to the former Maren J. Rosdail. Doug worked as a professional horse trainer for many years.
Survivors include his wife: Marty; three children: David Wernick, of Florida; Mary Wernick, of Reedsburg and Denise Wernick, of Ohio; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren and one sister: Judy (Jack) Gleason, of Illinois. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law: David Daniels and his sister: Patricia Heath.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in the German Methodist Cemetery, Caledonia Township in Columbia County.
The Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg is serving the family.