Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


December 2, 2013

Wilber "Red" Westerman, 70


Wilber "Red" Westerman, 70, Holton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at The Waters of Batesville.

He was born Jan. 3, 1943, in Moores Hill. His parents were Wilbur Orval and Christeen Bear Westerman. Red married Jo Ellen Bell May 24, 1969. 

The Korean War veteran was a Batesville American Legion Post 271 and Batesville Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1130 member. He was a past 44-year employee of Batesville Casket Co. Wilbur loved family, friends and life. He was a great jokesman and loved playing cards. He will be so sadly missed by his family and friends. 

Survivors include his wife, Holton; son Mathew Eugene (Anna) Westerman, Holton; daughter Candi Jo (Richard) Hoegeman, Holton; brother Orville Lee (Mary) Westerman, Bon Aqua, Tenn.; sisters Doris Fulmer, Osgood, Esther (Frank) Brooks, Greenwood, Patricia (Jerry) Lozier, North Vernon, Jean (Bill) O'Briant, League City, Texas, and Sandra Oney, Holton.

Visitation was Sunday, Dec. 1, and the service was Monday, Dec. 2, at Neal's Funeral Home, Osgood. Burial was at Grandview Cemetery, Madison.

Memorials may be made to any charity. 


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