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Starla Werst

July 9, 2014

    Starla Werst, 41, Decatur, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
    Starla was born Sept. 26, 1972, in Glenmore, Ohio to the late James T. Werst and Ruth (Roop) Werst.
    Starla is survived by her mother, Ruth Werst of Van Wert, Ohio; her husband, Lucas Markley of Decatur; a step-daughter, Saige Markley of Decatur; three brothers, Kevin (Terri) Werst of Monroe, Kerry Werst of Indianapolis and Eric (Carla) Roop of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Teresa (Dave) Kreischer and April (Ken) Burns, both of Van Wert; and a granddaughter.
  She was preceded in death by a brother, Darrell Roop.
    Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, with calling from 3-7 p.m. that day.
    Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery at a later date.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family.    Online condolences may be made at

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