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St. Mark's Church
Friday January 17th, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Marion Chapel
Saturday January 18th, 2020

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Harlow Amandus Warneke

Harlow's life began on July 1, 1924, near White City.  He was the son of William H. and Lydia M. (Lawrenz) Warneke.  Harlow is a graduate of White City High School.  He was united in marriage to the former Edith L. Albright on August 10, 1944, in El Dorado.  Harlow was employed by the United States Postal Service for over 20 years, worked for Hett John Deere Implement and was involved in several area businesses.  He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks of Newton, Marion Kiwanis, Marion Country Club and served as a volunteer fireman for the Marion Fire Department.  Harlow was also a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion.  He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Edith Warneke of Marion, children Connie Warneke of McPherson, Pat (Carl) Elling of Tennessee, and Gerry Lundy of McPherson; grandchildren  Carl Elling III (Christine) and Jeremy Elling; great-grandchildren Victoria, Samantha, Allie, and Sarah Elling and several nieces and nephews.  Harlow passed away on January 13, 2020, at St. Luke's Assisted Living.  He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings.  Harlow's family will gather with friends on Friday from 5-7 p.m. at Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home.  His memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Marion led by Pastor John Werner.  Memorial contributions in Harlow's name may be directed to St. Luke's Hospital Foundation or Our Savior Lutheran Church.  Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Harlow at www.ymzfh.com.

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So sorry to hear the news. Spent many times with the Warneke's when I was younger. They were such good friends to my folks. Thinking of you all.

Rick and Renee Schwendiman Jan 21 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you so much for your kindness.

Gerry Lundy Jan 21 2020 12:00 AM

Our Sincere Sympathy to Edith and the whole Family for the their loss of a Loving Husband, Father and Grand Father
Our Prayers are with all of You.

Dareld and Martha Albright Jan 21 2020 12:00 AM

Gerry, our hearts are with you , i am lucky to know him, but his true testament is his daughter, Susan and I will have you in our thpughts! Joe Endres

Joe and Susan Endres Jan 16 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harlow Warneke

Loretta Smith Keazer Jan 15 2020 12:00 AM

What a man, and what a couple! From grand times at the country club or at parties in my youth to the conversations we had in my office at the paper or dropping in on Harlow and Edith at their place when I'd see him in the driveway, he was just always so fun and interesting to be around. There always seemed to be something more he wanted to get done, always planning the next project while still working on the two or three or more he already had in the works at the time, and most often they were projects big and small for other people or the community. Love and hugs to Edith and the family as you celebrate the life of this wonderful man -- sure wish I could be there with you.

David Colburn Jan 15 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harlow Warneke

Bill and Kathy Jan 14 2020 12:00 AM

Harlow has always been a friendly face and brought joy to our family! I enjoyed hearing his opinions and his kindness was infectious! Sending love to Edith and the family! Joe and Karlene Lovelady

Joe and Karlene Lovelady Jan 14 2020 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss. I grew up with Connie and we graduated in 1964 together from Marion High School.
I also remember you living across from us on Lincoln Street as our families had corner homes in the 1950's.
Praying God's comfort and strength for you and your family.--Donna (Helmer) Robertson, Kingsport, Tennessee

Donna Robertson Jan 13 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harlow Warneke

Todd and Diane Carpenter Jan 13 2020 12:00 AM

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