Jeanette G. Capener age 93, New London, died on Monday, August 22, 2011, following a short illness. Jeanette was born on April 30, 1918, in Neillsville, daughter of the late Arthur and Clara (Reuter) Warnecke. She was a member and past president of the New London Women’s Club and volunteered at the local branch of the American Cancer Society. Jeanette was an active member of the 1st Congregational United Church of Christ and served all officers positions for the churches Women’s Club. She was also very active in community events including, saving the Grand Theatre, Meals on Wheels, the Historical Society and the New London Art League.
Jeanette is survived by daughters, Carol (Jeff) Sedlar, Neenah; Lavilla Capener, Albuquerque, NM; sons, Paul (Julie) Capener, New London; Arthur (Lori) Capener, Marshfield. Grandchildren, Travis and Justin Bricco; Lavilla, Bliss, Anthony, Olivia and Taylor Capener; great grandchildren, Forrest, Morgan and Wyatt Bricco and great great-grandchild, Rhen.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ormond in 1977. Funeral services for Jeanette were held on Friday, August 26, 2011, at 11:00 AM at 1st Congregational United Church of Christ, New London the Rev. Greg Watling officiated. Burial was in Floral Hill Cemetery, New London. Visitation was held at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.