News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 2, 2014

Teresa Lynn Westerman


---- — Teresa Lynn Westerman, 58, of Terre Haute, Ind., died at 2:39 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, in the emergency room of Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker. She was born April 12, 1956, in Clinton, Ind., to John W. Fisher and Mary Evelyn Chaney Fisher.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, William H. Westerman, who she married Nov. 1, 1974, in Terre Haute. Also surviving, her father of Rosedale; one son, John Scott Westerman of Rosedale; one daughter, Melissa (John) Boyd of Terre Haute; mother-in-law, Helen Westerman of Terre Haute; six grandchildren, Caitlyn Cantrell, Brode Boyd, Carter Boyd, Harlie Westerman, Derek Westerman and Gary Wayne Church III; and special cat Hobie. She was preceded in death by her mother on Jan. 26, 2014; and father-in-law, William Westerman.

She was a 1974 graduate of Rosedale High School. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and spending time with grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, 287 N. Main St., Rosedale, with the Rev. Randy McPike officiating. Inurnment will be at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Terre Haute at a later date. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home. Memorials, should friends so desire, may be made to the Terre Haute Humane Society, 1811 S. Fruitridge Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47803, in her memory. Friends may sign an online guest register at: