Michael D. Werner
Owner/Licensed Funeral Director
Mike Werner was raised in New London, Wis., the third son of Francis and Phyllis Werner. After college, Mike was enrolled at the Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science in Milwaukee and graduated in 1966. This was the start of his long career in the funeral service profession. Early experience included working for large funeral homes in Madison, Wis., which is where he met his wife, Judy. In 1969, they moved to Waupun where they raised two children; a son, Judson, and a daughter, Ryan. The Werners have been part of the Waupun community and Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home ever since.
Mike’s early dedication to Waupun includes numerous community involvements that have contributed to Werner-Harmsen’s steady growth and independence for the past two generations. His commitment to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Waupun is only part of his role as a church leader, trustee, and caring member.
Although Mike works less today than in the past, he is always available when needed. He enjoys offering his friendship and support to his friends, the past families he has served, and the younger Funeral Directors, Wayne Buteyn, Jud Werner and Tyler Schulz.