Josephine H. Warner, age 93, of Brainerd, MN, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Woodland Good Samaritan Society. Josephine was born in Motley to Raymond & Agnes Hines. During WWII, Josephine worked out of Fort Snelling as Red Cross Nurse. After the war, she got her certificate to deliver babies. She married the love of her life, Chester Warner on June 25, 1946 and together they had five children. Josephine was a kind and gentle soul. She was very loving and took people in who needed a home or a warm place to stay. She had a tender heart and helped the hurting and the sick. Josephine loved animals, she had a great sense of humor and loved to tease. She was very gifted and made all of her own clothing, quilts and crafts.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Lillian Neisse of Verndale, Hugh (Beth) Warner of Battle Lake, Helen (Dan) Carter of Brainerd, Rocky Warner of Tucson, AZ and Edna (Chuck) Birchfield of Brainerd; 14 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; sister, Mary Bock of Brainerd.
Josephine is preceded death by her parents; husband Chester; 9 siblings; son-in-law, Robert Neisse.
A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 27, 2019 from 5-7PM at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center, 512 South 8th St, Brainerd and one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be held at Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager, MN.
Memorials are preferred to Woodland Good Samaritan Society.
Caring for Josephine & the Warner Family:
Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home
Brainerd Chapel 218-829-3581