Wife of my 2nd cousin once removed

Clara Rose Uschwald was the daughter of Charles Uschwald (1896–1965) and Rose H. Matczak ((1899–?). She was born in Detroit on June 16, 1920.

She married William James Warner in Detroit on June 8, 1940. For information about their family, please see his page.

Clara died in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan on April 11, 2010, and was buried at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy, Michigan. You can visit her grave (virtually) here, or read her obituary here.

CLARA ROSE WARNER, age 89, died on Sunday, April 11, 2010 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She was born Clara Rose Uschwald on June 16, 1920 in Detroit, to Charles and Rose Uschwald. She had been a resident of Harper Woods for 58 years, and was a former resident of Detroit for 30 years. Education: Clara graduated from Denby High School in Detroit. Occupation: Mrs. Warner worked in Real Estate Lending at Comerica Bank until retiring in 1960. She had many interests — enjoying cooking, sewing ,ceramics and playing the organ. She grew wonderful tomatoes and would deliver them to doctors’ offices for the staffs to enjoy. She also baked great cookies. And she volunteered with the Lymphoma Society. Mrs. Warner was a very independent lady, and above all loved to be with her family, especially her grandchildren, Mark (Therese) and Jeff, and her great-grandchildren, Catherine and Elizabeth. They gave her so much joy.

Deceased Husband of 45 years: William Warner

Surviving Son: William “Bill” (Eva)

Grandchildren: Mark (Therese) and Jeff

Great-grandchildren: Catherine and Elizabeth

Surviving Brother: Leonard Uschwald

Visitation: Thursday, April 15, 2010, from 2-8 PM at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road, Troy, MI 48084 (between Maple and Big Beaver Roads), with an evening Rosary Service at 7 PM

Funeral Mass: Friday, April 16, 2010 – 10:30 AM at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 19851 Anita, Harper Woods, with Reverend Robert Keller officiating. Visitation at church begins Friday at 10:00 AM

Interment: White Chapel Cemetery, in Troy, Michigan

Memorial Tributes may be made to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2265 Livernois, Suite 410, Troy, MI 48083 -or- St. John Hospice, 37650 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, MI 48036

A.J. Desmond & Sons, Funeral Directors

L to R: Ralph Ira Warner, Anna Elizabeth Otto, Clara Uschwald, William James Warner Sr, on June 8, 1940, the day of Clara and William’s marriage (click to enlarge)
Clara Uschwald Warner later in life


The wedding photo above is in the possession of WJW (living), Clara’s son.

The second photo is from her online obituary on the website of A. J. Desmond & Sons.