Woody grew up in Omaha and was a 1965 graduate of Central High School. He received his bachelors in education from Kearney State College (UNK) and a masters in counseling from University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
He served many young people as an educator and counselor for Omaha Public Schools at Lewis & Clark Junior High School.
Woody enjoyed athletics, the outdoors and time spent with family and friends. His sense of humor and constant storytelling will be missed by all.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda, children Bradly and Lindsey Werner (Brian), his grandchildren Skylar and Blake, and sister Pam Allen (Clyde).
Friends and family are invited to honor Woody’s memory for a CELEBRATION OF LIFE on January 21st from 1:00-4:00 PM at the Arboretum Village 8141 Farnam Dr.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the family to contribute to the education of his grandchildren.