In Memory of

Lawrence Wernsman

October 19, 1934 - December 19, 2020


Lawrence “Larry” Wernsman was born on October 19, 1934 in Neodesha, Kansas. He passed away on December 19, 2020 in Kansas City, MO. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ana Maria Wernsman, his infant daughter, Elizabeth, and his sister, Rosetta Brown. He is survived by his eight children, Patricia (Steve) Spilker, Robert (Luci) Wernsman, Jackie (Pat) Murphy, Yvonne (David) Miguel, Edward (Julie) Wernsman, Karen (Kris) Poletis, Mark (Jenn) Wernsman, Susanna (Brooks) May; his 22 grandchildren; and his great granddaughter. Rosary will begin at 9:30am followed by funeral services at 10am on Tuesday, December 22nd at Our Lady of Presentation Church (130 NW Murray Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081). All are welcome to attend.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Langsford Funeral Home (115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063; 816-524-3700). Any monetary donations will be split as a memorial in Larry’s name to Our Lady of Presentation Church and Holy Rosary Cemetery.


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Love and prayers to all of you .. I so wish I could be there .. so sorry for your loss .. love you all so much ..

With saddened hearts as your family mourns the loss of dad. He was a soldier of Christ and demonstrated love and commitment to all throughout his life especially to his family. May he rest in the name of the Lord and be eternally joined with Anita.

Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Sending our condolences to all of you. We are constantly thinking & praying for you all.

With heartfelt sincerity~
John, Cori, Phillip & Brooklyn Howard


I am so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers to you and your family.


To the Wernsman Family,
Wishing you strength and peace during this difficult time. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs from the Chambers family.

Mr. Wernsman was one of the nicest humans. A very kind and sweet man. You and your family are in my heart and mind. My condolences on the passing of your father and grandfather. Sending my love to the entire family.

Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Sending comfort and peace,

The Hoover’s

David and I so very sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Your family will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers as you prepare to celebrate his life.

David and Pam Kaltmayer

Jackie, we are sad to hear about your dad’s passing. There are no words that can really describe what a father means, and the impact that they have on our lives. We are sending well wishes and prayers to you and your family. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.

Ed, Julie and girls-
Please know you are on our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.

John and Sherri

So sorry for your loss. May he RIP. Your dad will always be as close as a memory and comfort will be as close as a prayer.
May God give you all peace and strength and good health during this difficult time. Love and prayers. Pat Plante



Tuesday, December 22, 2020
10:00 AM Rosary at 9:30 AM all are welcome
Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church
130 NW Murray Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64081