Mr. Francis (Frank) Warner, age 78, of Branan Lodge, Blairsville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2001, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Warner was born on April 5, 1923, in Oconomowoc, WI. He was a retired administrator for the Lutheran Church Schools. He served in the U.S. Marines in World War II, seeing action in the South Pacific and was a member of the Marine Corps League; the U.S. Marine Raider Association; the Military Order of the Devil Dogs; the American Legion; VFW and the National Rifle Association. He also served as a missionary in South America with the Lutheran Church. He was a member of All Saints Lutheran Church of Blairsville, GA.
He is survived by his caring wife of 55 years, Jen Warner; one son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Nancy; two daughters and sons-in-law; Christine and Gary Kafer and Catherine and Charlie Sell; a son, David, preceded him in death. He had nine grandchildren. Many other relatives and friends also survive.
Memorial services for Mr. Warner were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2001, from the All Saints Lutheran Church of Blairsville with the Revs. Ralph Weinrich and William Schultz officiating. Interment followed at the Mansion Memorial Park in Elenton, FL.
The Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.