The following personal recollections were submitted by Jennifer Dean:
My father, George Fitzgerrell, was a good friend of Werner's. I remember visiting Werner and wife, Bertha, in Los Angeles as a child and I visited them once as a young adult in San Francisco. I love his art work and have one of his paintings, a 9" x 12" oil painting, a beautiful view of Yosemite Valley.
My father told me that Werner was trained as a pastry chef in Switzerland. However, he left that field and he earned his living as a plumber in Los Angeles. He and Bertha lived in a bungalow with a detached garage. I am not certain if Bertha was Swiss, but I suspect she was. She certainly looked the part wit
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