Obit: Wamer, Mary J. (1850 - 1939)

Contact:  Audrey Roedl


----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 13 Jul 1939

Wamer, Mary J. (4 APR 1850 - 1 JUL 1939)

Mrs. W. W. Warner, 89, died Saturday morning July 1st about 4 o’clock, at the home of her daughter Mrs. Eva Homes, Spokane, Washington. She had suffered with rheumatism for several years, otherwise her health was good. In the evening she felt more weak and feeble than usual. A physician was called in and after he went away she slept good until morning, when she mentioned not feeling so well. The doctor was called again but there was nothing more to do. She had gone to sleep and in a few minutes was gone. She had been called to her heavenly home.

Mrs. Warner, the former Mary Jane Wareham was born in the town of Lyndon, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin April 4, 1850, where she grew to womanhood and was married Dec. 25, 1873 to Whitney W. Warner who died July 8, 1930. to this union eight children were born. One son died in infancy. Mrs. Harry Bowman (Lillian), Mrs. Laffette Gardner (Edith), Mrs. Eva Homes and Harold Warner all living in Spokane, Washington; Shirley Warner, Milwaukee; Edgar Warner, Nekoosa, Wis., and Mrs. Edmund Stevens (Harriet), Spencer, Wis.

The funeral was held Wednesday July 5th at Spokane and interment made in the Riverside cemetery of that place, beside her husband.

Besides her seven children she leaves thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren and two half brothers who will sadly miss her and mourn her departure, besides other relatives and a large circle of Friends who honored and loved her.

After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Warner lived on a farm in Sheboygan County until 1876, when they moved to Clark County and purchased 80 acres of land in the Town of York owned now by Robert Teatz. In 1911 after selling the farm to Mr. Teatz they lived in Loyal, Wis., until 1921 when they went to Spokane, to live with their youngest daughter, Mrs. Homes.

Mrs. Warner was a faithful member of the Nazarene Church and until she was unable to get away from home on account of advanced age, took an active part in the church work helping in Sunday school and much interested in the missionary part of the church work. She was friendly to all and ready to helping time of trouble winning the esteem and love of all who knew her.



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