Obit: Werner, Erich F. (1895 - 1981)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Werner, Hamann, Hirning, Aderhold, Reichal, Mayer, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/11/1981

Werner, Erich F. (8 September 1895 – 6 June 1981)

A resident of the Neillsville area for the past six years, Erich F. Werner, 85, passed away on Saturday evening, June 6, in Neillsville Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services for Werner, who made his home on Rt. 2, were held on Tuesday afternoon, from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiating. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery with arrangements made by the Gesche Funeral Home. (Mr. Werner was a member of the St. John’s congregation.)

The deceased was born on September 8, 1895, in Marathon County to Albert and Marie (Hamann) Werner. After receiving his education, he remained in Marathon County (Town of Wein), working as a farmer until retiring in 1959. During this time, he married Katherine Hirning in November 18, 1925, Edgar Ceremonies. Upon retirement, the Werner’s moved to Nekoosa where they made their home for 16 years and then moved to Neillsville.

Surviving Werner, besides his wife, is a daughter, Mrs. Lyle (Irma) Aderhold, Neillsville; two sisters, Mrs. Dora Reichal and Mrs. Laura Mayer, both of Appleton; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Leslie and several brothers and sisters.



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