TRENTON -- Dustin Earl Wertz, died Friday, May 16, 2008, at Ellis, Kan., at the age of 23 years, due to an automobile accident.
He was born June 13, 1984, at Waco, Texas, the son of Ronald and Gail (Scott) Wertz. Dustin grew up on the family farm east of Trenton, Neb., and graduated from Lakeside Central High School in 2003.
At the time of his death, he was employed in the oil fields around Ellis and Hays, Kan.
He enjoyed football, hunting and shooting sports and hard work.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Scott.
Dustin is survived by one son, Ryder Lee Wertz of Hays; special friend, Danielle Honas of Salina, Kan.; his parents, Ronald and Gail Wertz of Trenton; one sister, Jennifer West of Aurora, Colo.; one brother, Sam West and wife, Sherri of Fort Campbell, Kent.; grandparents, Wendell and Verna Wertz of Trenton; grandmother, Will Earl Scott of Roff, Okla.; and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday at the Congregational Church of Christ in Trenton with the Rev. Fay Ann Blaylock officiating. Interment will be in the Trenton Cemetery.
Friends may call Herrmann Funeral Home in Trenton today until 9 p.m.
Herrmann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.