Obit: Warner, John W. (1898 - 1926)
Surnames: WARNER SODERBERG DECKER HULS NELSON
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 01/14/1926
Warner, John W. (26 MAR 1898 - 4 JAN 1926)
John Western Warner, a resident of this village (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) for several years, died of blood poisoning as a result of slight burns on the wrist of his left hand from steam while employed at the Big Four Canning Co's., cannery in this village. The accident occurred on Dec. 22nd, and on Dec. 24th he went to the hospital at Chippewa Falls for treatment where all efforts were resorted to in order to save his life, but to no avail, and he passed away on Monday evening, Jan. 4, 1926. Mr. Warner was born in the town of Thorp on March 26, 1898, and died at the age of 27 years, 9 months and 22 days. He leaves, besides his wife (formerly Esther Soderberg), three children, Clarice, Glen and Roger, aged five, three and one and one-half years, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Warner of Eidsvold, two sisters, Mrs. J. L. Decker, and Mrs. Arnold Huls of Thorp, and one half-brother, Ed Nelson of Jump River.
In the untimely death of Mr. Warner the family has sustained an irreparable loss of husband and father, and the community an exemplary citizen.
Funeral services were held on Thursday afternoon last from the M. E. Church in this village, Rev. Brenner of Chippewa Falls, officiating, interment following in the Thorp Village Cemetery.
The pall bearers were E. Strassman, C. E. Burss, Walter Larson, August Velcheck, Hollis Decker and Melvin Boardman.
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