Warner, Kenneth W.
St. Johns, Michigan
Kenneth W. Warner died Friday, December 28, 2012 at the age of 90. He was born June 13, 1922 in Cass City, MI the son of Hazen and Edna (Collins) Warner. Kenneth served in the Army during WWII and as a young man enjoyed playing slow pitch softball. He was an active member of First Baptist Church in St. Johns and was very involved with the Senior Saints Group at church. He was very accomplished at working with stained glass and made numerous items in his home. Early in his career Kenneth was the manager for the grain elevators in Montrose, Elwell and Marlette, MI and he retired as an inspector from General Motors.
On August 8, 1981 he married Lois Emigh Whitaker and she survives him. Also surviving is one son Gordon K. Warner of Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico; two sisters, Helen (Harold) Ryal and Geraldine (Jim) Perry all of Cass City; one brother, Wilmer (Norma) Warner of Grand Rapids, MI; sister-in-law, Kathy Warner of Vassar, MI. Kenneth was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur and his first wife, Elsie Pringle Warner.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at First Baptist Church 512 S. US 27 St. Johns with Pastor Timothy Knaus officiating. Military honors will be provided by the St. Johns Honor Guard after the service at church. Interment will take place 1:00 PM Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Elkland Township Cemetery near Cass City, MI. The family will receive relatives and friends 2-4 and 6-8 PM Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns (989-224-4422), and one hour prior the funeral service at the church. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in St. Johns.