Obit: Berry, Warner F. #2 (1909 – 1966)


Surnames: Berry, Thums

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10 Feb 1966

Berry, Warner F. (18 OCT 1909 – 5 FEB 1966)

Warner F. Berry, 56, longtime member of the Loyal High School faculty, and also district superintendent prior to his retirement, died Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Clark County Hospital in Owen (Clark Co., Wis.).

He completed 35 years of service to the school system by the time he retired two years ago because of failing health.

Born Oct. 18, 1909, in Abbotsford, Mr. Berry received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin extension at Stevens Point and his master’s degree in education from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

He joined the Loyal faculty in 1929 and taught until 1947 when he was named principal. He was elevated to the office of superintendent several years before his retirement.

Surviving are his wife, the former Marcella Thums, whom he married in 1934 in Austin, Minn.; one daughter, Anna, at home; one son, William, a student at Stevens Point, and three sisters.



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