Gertrud Werle Sterner

Gertrud Werle Sterner, 86, died Monday, Feb., 12, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. She was born Tuesday, July 21, 1931, the daughter of the late Henry and Anna Werle.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15at Flynn Cemetery with Rev. Darryll Hester officiating. McKenzie Mortuary of Whiteville is handling the arrangments.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.
Survivors include her husband, Charles L. Sterner of the home; two daughters, Jacqueline Christine Mitchell of Chesterfield, Va. and Patricia Irene Sterner of Athens, Ga.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.