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Verena Quatman

Verena M. Quatman, 96, passed away at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at her home in Teutopolis.

A funeral mass will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis with burial in St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the church with a 7 p.m. parish wake service.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Francis Youth for Catholic Heart Work Camp.

Bauer Funeral Home in Teutopolis is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

Verena was born August 2, 1920, in Teutopolis, the daughter of August and Elizabeth (Flach) Thoele. She married William Eugene “Bill” Quatman on July 23, 1949. He preceded her in death in 2009. Mrs. Quatman was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis and helped her husband at Quatman Lumber Company in Teutopolis, a business they owned for over 50 years. Verena enjoyed baking, playing cards and hunting mushrooms and hickory nuts.

Verena is survived by her sons, Bill and Jim Quatman, both of Teutopolis; daughter, Kay Worman, of Dieterich; three grandchildren, Crystal (Jamie) Hoene, of Dieterich, and Travis Worman and Derek (Mindy) Worman, both of Teutopolis; five great-grandchildren, Caden, Carter and Chloe Hoene, and Jaxon and Jordyn Worman.

Verena was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; and son-in-law, Adolph Worman.

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