Obit: Warner, Lovina 1837 - 1910)

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Surnames: RICHARDSON WARNER HENSHAL

----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 11/24/1910

Warner, Lovina ( JAN 1837 - 6 NOV 1910)

Miss Lovina Richardson was born in Jan. 1837 in Grandetur Village, Ill.. In 1857 she was married at Black River Falls to Mr. M.B. Warner.

To them were born four sons and one daughter, Leroy of Castle Rock, Wash., David of Westoboro, Wis., George of Mabton, Wash., Henry of this city, and Mrs. Gertie Mead of Wenatchee.

Mr. Warner died Dec. 6, 1898. Mrs. Warner remained on the old farm north of Greenwood, Clark County, Wis., the remaining twelve years of her lonely widowhood. Early in September last she went west, accompanied by Miss Bessie Warner of this city, to spend the remainder of her days with her only daughter, Mrs. Gertie Mead, of Wenatchee, Wash. In this home of love and tenderness, after two months of sweet satisfaction, Mrs. Warner passed away from earth, Nov. 6th, 1910.

Her remains reached Greenwood on Thursday evening of last week, accompanied by her son Leroy, of Castle Rock, Wash. Funeral services were held at the M.E. Church in Greenwood on Friday, Nov. 13, attended by a large concourse of friends and neighbors. Mrs. Mary Henshal, a sister, of Black River Falls, accompanied by her little grandson, Cyrus,w ere also present to pay their last respects.

Rev. W.T. Hendren, pastor emeritus of the Presbyterian Church of Greenwood, assisted by Rev. W.E. Marsh, officiated on this memorable occasion, paying a brief but tender tribute to the life and character of one whom he had known so long and well. His closing words were those of love and tenderness conveyed to all members of the family, both present and absent; designed for their comfort, consolation and salvation.

The flowers were beautiful, the music well rendered by Mrs. Marsh, Mrs. Wollenberg and H.H. Hartson, with Miss Edith Varney as organist.

The pallbearers were Martin Neville, Wm. Mead, S. Moore, John Shanks, R. Schofield and E.T. Burch.

 

 


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