Lot # : 37
Plot # : 11
|Died: June 10, 1927
June 12, 1927
|Notes: Apparently an error in
the obituary death date.
Ledger Notes: 90 Yrs. Funeral: W. W.
Obituary: Sherwood Valley News, June 16, 1927 Ignatius Fosner,
affectionately called Grandpa Fosner, died at the home of his son,
Dr. E. A. Fosner, in this city Friday night of infirmities incident
to old age. He had always enjoyed good health until about five
months ago when he suffered a physical breakdown and had since
gradually lost strength until death came.
Grandpa Fosner was born in Austria in 1837 and departed
this life May 10, 1927, aged 90 years and 3 months. He came, to
American in 1866 and was married in 1870, He had 3 sons--Dr. E. A.
Fosner, of Sherwood, and 2 sons in Sacramento, California.
Grandpa lived in Sherwood about ?? years, and although
being nearly blind from cataracts he was able to go about, having
good health until his last sickness which confined him to his bed
for more than ? months, During this illness he was very patient and
endured suffering without complaint. He trusted in his Savior and
constantly called on the name of the Lord to help him bear the
trials of life. And those who attended him at his bedside believe he
has gone to his heavenly reward.
He was a kind father and an upright citizen, and he will be missed
by his neighbors and friends. Funeral services were held at the
Catholic church , of which he was a member and interment was made in
Pleasant Hill cemetery.
He married Naoma
Pancake on August 21, 1869 in Noble County, Indiana. Naoma died
there in 1906 and is buried in Oak Park Cemetery near Ligonier,
Indiana. By 1910 Ignatius had moved in with his son Ernest and his
family in Oregon. Their two other children were Charles Joseph
Fosner and Harry Wright Fosner.
The name FOSNER was spelled with an L in it
when the family was in Indiana. It appears in the census records as
FALSONER, FOLSNOMER and FOLSNOR. In a transcript of the Noble County
marriage records Ignatius's name is spelled "Egnez Falconer". Egnez
is probably the Austrian version of his name and Ignatius the
Contributed by: Lowell Pankakepankake at usfamily.net
The Pancake Pages:
monument and concrete apron
||Sunken; badly damaged by mowers; apron is broken
||Mint condition, except where partly chipped away
|Inscriptions, top reading from the East:
1837 -- 1927 1914 -- 1915