HARLEM - Terry "Uggy Bearcat" Werk, 42, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, east of Fort Belknap Agency due to a self-inflicted gunshot injury.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the St. Paul's School gymnasium with burial following at the Lamebull/
Werk Family Cemetery.
Rosary and wake services will begin today at 7 p.m. in the St. Paul's School gym.
Terry was born on Feb. 23, 1961, to Robert and Monica (Lamebull) Werk at Fort Belknap Agency. He attended St. Paul's Mission School, Hays High School and one year at Eastern Montana College in Billings.
He married Monty Leo on July 16, 1988, at St. Paul's Mission Catholic Church in Hays.
Terry worked for Francis Muggli Construction crushing rock until 1990, then worked for S-K Construction until 1993 and since then has been working for the BIA in the range, road and irrigation departments.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, taking care of horses, spending time with his family and was a good friend to many.
Terry was preceded in death by his father Robert Werk; granddaughter Joy Messerly; brothers Charles M., Gary, and Willie Werk; special aunt Mona King and special uncle Clyde Werk.
Survivors include his mother, Monica Werk of Hays; wife, Monty Werk of Harlem; daughters, Stella Werk and Sunni Werk, both of Harlem; sons, Mike Durand and Miles Werk, both of Harlem; brothers, Andrew Werk of Fort Belknap, Robert Werk of Hays, Milton Werk of Dodson, Dean Werk, Glen Werk, Neil Werk, Greg Werk, and Wendell Werk, all of Hays, and Charles Werk of Billings; sisters, Phyllis Sills of Fort Belknap, Wilma Werk, Beverly Werk and Jeanette Bell, all of Hays; grandson, Thomas Durand of Hays; aunts, Lola Hayward of Malta, and Gertrude Werk, Louella Werk, Theresa Werk, Nellie Main, all of Hays; uncles, Harold Werk of Hays, Jimmy Lamebull of California, Ted Lamebull Sr. of Wapupo, Wash., Robert King of Harlem, and Francis Lamebull of Yakima, Wash.