Maurice Warner, 82

Maurice C. Warner, 82, Pierceton, passed away at 2:34 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne.

He was born on March 29, 1931 in Kosciusko County, to Walter and Agnes (Hardman) Warner. He graduated from Sidney High School. He was a lifetime Sidney area resident. Maurice was a US Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He married Janyth Rooney on June 9, 1957. He was a member of the Dutchtown Brethren Church in Warsaw and was a retired farmer. He also enjoyed traveling with his family through 49 states and 8 different countries.

He is survived by his wife, Janyth; two sons, Leon (Jennifer) Warner, Warsaw and Lowell Warner, Indianapolis; two daughters, Judy Warner, Markelville and Joyce (Rodger) Evans, Bluffton; seven grandchildren; two step grandchildren; one great-grandchild and four step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, L.V. Warner, and a sister, Devona Farley.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 10, at 10:30 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 W, North Manchester, with Pastor Jack Worth officiating. Friends and family may call on Sunday, June 9 from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. and Monday, June 10 from 10-10:30 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or Dutchtown Brethren Church, 4057 E 300 N, Warsaw, IN 46582 or South Whitley Public Library, 201 E. Front Street, South Whitley, IN 46787.

Posted on 2013 Jun 07