Tuesday, November 29, 2011

George W. Werner, 1892-1922

Ohio Birth Records, available at Family Search Labs, tell us that George W. Werner was born on March 11, 1892, to Charles and Mary (Guckert) Werner. Sadly, he died when he was a young man, on November 29, 1922. George W. Werner was buried in Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. Below is a transcription of an obituary for George W. Werner, which appeared in the November 29, 1922 issue of the Sandusky Star Journal.

George William Werner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Werner, died Wednesday morning at Toledo, following a short illness. He was aged 30 years, 7 months and 18 days. He is survived by his bereaved parents. one brother, Carl Werner ; three sisters, Mrs. John Alton, Mrs. Jerome Faulkner and Miss Margaret Werner, all of this city. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence of his parents, 717 John St., the Rev. Theo. Stellhorn officiating. Interment will be made in the family lot in Oakland cemetery

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