July 24, 1895, Newton, Wisconsin.

February 19, 1975, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Saint Paul Cemetery, Affton, Missouri.

Wernecke was the son of Carl Wilhelm Wernecke and Maria Reineking, and husband of Ida Sophia Bruckschen.

He attended Milwaukee State Teachers College, Mission House (now Lakeland), Southern Baptist Seminary, Hope Seminary, and Princeton Seminary. He taught Religious Education at Central Theological Seminary and at Eden Theological Seminary, Webster Groves, Missouri, after the two schools merged. His works include:

  1. He Became Incarnate
  2. In Bethlehem’s Manger
  3. Sleep, Little Baby

where to get Wernecke’s photo