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Percy J. Werlich


Dies in Chicago

United States Naval Officer

Was Former Resident

Enlisted in Navy as Cadet When a Boy and

Rose to High Rank




Percival J. Werlich, retired United States Naval Officer, died in Chicago on Thursday, following an illness of about one year.He was retired from active duty several years ago and but recently returned from Europe where he had been living several years.


Mr. Werlich was a son of the late GUSTAV WERLICH of this city, and was born and reared in Watertown.He received his education at the old Bernhardt school, entering the Navy when a young man as a cadet.He rose rapidly and was given the rank of captain, and served as navigating officer in the Pacific fleet for awhile.He was a frequent visitor in Watertown and had many warm friends here who will regret to learn of his death.He was about 60 years old and is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Isabella Carr, at whose home he died, Mrs. Albert Struebing, and two brothers Constance and Julius Werlich, all of Chicago.The burial will be in Chicago from the residence of Mrs. Carr, 961 Edgecomb Place.


WERLICH Ė Percival J. Werlich, Capt. U. S. N., retired, March 16, brother of Mrs. Isabel Seeger Carr, Mrs. A. J. Struebing, Julius F. and Con Werlich.Funeral from his sonís residence, 961 Edgecomb, Sunday, March 19, at 3 p.m.; interment at Rosehill cemetery.


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†††††††††††††† Percy Werlich on early baseball team