Kenneth E. Wernert, age 66, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Loving husband of 42 years to Jeanette (nee Pierce); loving father to Michelle (Josh) Mattson, Kelley (Stacy) Krainiak, Stacey Wernert and Michael (Amy) Wernert; devoted son of the late Edward and Betty Lou Wernert, dear brother of Donna (Steve) Newton, William (Henrique) Wernert and John (Pamela) Wernert; cherished Boompa of Avery, Benjamin, Brady and Skylar; caring uncle, cousin and friend to many. A retired school teacher from Hoffman Estates High School District 211 for 35 years and a former teacher from Harper College for 29 years. Kenneth will always be remembered for his love of teaching chemistry, being a handy man and all things Disney.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2017 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Chapel Hill Gardens West Funeral Home 17W201 Roosevelt Road Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. A memorial service Friday, December 29, 2017 11:00 am at Chapel Hill Gardens West Funeral Home. Inurnment at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation at www.cholangiocarcinoma.org. For more information 630-941-5860.