Obit: Worden, Earl (1896 - 1976)

Contact: Stan




----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 07/07/1976



Funeral services were held Saturday, June 26, for Earl Worden, 79, resident of the Town of Warner, Route 3, Greenwood, Clark County. Services were held at Missionary Baptist Church, Greenwood, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Bert Baker officiating. Interment was in the Greenwood Cemetery with the Rinka funeral Home in charge.

Mr. Worden passed away on June 23, 1976, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

He was born Aug. 26, 1896, at Monroe Center, Adams County Wis., where he received his education.

On Oct. 19, 1924, he was united in marriage to Susanne Keyes at Necedah. They farmed for seven years in Adams County, moving to Greenwood in 1931, farming all his life in the Town of Warner. He served in the United States Army from October 1918 to March 1919.

Mr. Worden was a member of the Greenwood Lions and Holstein-Fresian Association of American and was well known for his registered herd of Holsteins.

Surviving are his wife, one son, Gordon, Route 3, Greenwood a daughter, Mrs. Douglas (Elaine) Severson, Hoffman Estates, Ill. two sisters, Mrs. Maude Van Wie, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Peter (Alice) Turco, Eagle River.

A brother preceded him in death.

Pallbearers were Jerry Steffen, Donald Wells, Frank Trampush, Louis Behrens, Frannie Kohlnhofer and Albert Pogodzinski.

Mrs. Pat Spate was the organist and Miss Leonne Brandt was the vocalist.




Obit: Worden, Earl #2 (1896 - 1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Worden, Keyes, Severson, VanWie, Purco, Steffen, Wells, Trampush, Behrens, Kohlnhofer, Pogodzinski, Brandt, Spate. Baker

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/08/1976

Worden, Earl (26 August 1896 – 30 June 1976)

Earl Worden, 79, of Rt. 3 Greenwood (Town of Warner) Died June 30 in Marshfield.

He was born August 26, 1896, at Monroe Center, Adams County. He was married October 29, 1924 to Susanne Keyes at Necedah.

He received his education in Adams County schools and farmed in Adams County for seven years before moving to Greenwood in 1931; farming the remainder of his life in Warner township.

Mr. Worden was a member of the Wallis-Hinker American Legion Post in Greenwood; he was a World War I veteran.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Gordon, of Rt. 3, Greenwood, a daughter, Mrs. Douglas (Elaine) Severson, of Hoffman Estates, Il.; two sisters, Mrs. Maude VanWie of Milwaukee and Mrs. Peter (Alice) Purco of Eagle River; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from the Missionary Baptist Church in Greenwood. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Bert Baker, Pastor, officiated.

Pallbearers were, Gerald Steffen, Donald Wells, Frank Trampush, Louis Behrens, Francis Kohlnhofer and Pogodzinski.

The vocalist, Miss Leanne Brandt, was accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Pat Spate.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel