William Ernest “Bill” Wehrman Jr.

Services for William Ernest “Bill” Wehrman Jr., 79, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lawrence. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Everest.Mr. Wehrman died Friday, July 21, 2006, at his home.He was born Aug. 18, 1926, in White Cloud, the son of William E. Sr. and Mary E. Burris Wehrman. He graduated from Reserve High School in 1945. He moved from Atchison to Lawrence in 1995.Mr. Wehrman served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked as a manager and serviceman for Ferrell Gas Company in Atchison for many years and retired in 1988. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lawrence.Survivors include a son, Jim, McPherson; a daughter, Janice Carter, Lawrence; two brothers, Larry, San Marcos, Texas, and Ray, White Cloud; and two grandchildren, Nathan and Amanda.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Chapel in Lawrence.The family suggests memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2700 Lawrence Ave., Lawrence 66047.