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John Henry Warnke
Birth: Nov. 5, 1897
Bremen, Germany
Death: Jul. 1, 1966
Idaho, USA

Date of Burial: July 5, 1966. Source: North Fremont County Cemetery Maintenance District Records submitted by Elinda K. Mitchell.

Shares headstone with Henny Frieda Warnke. Inscription: Sons Herman and John Jr. Married November 19, 1921.

ASHTON. July 5th Funeral services for John Warnke, Sr., 68, who died suddenly at his home in Ashton Friday of a heart attack were held Tuesday afternoon, July 5, in the Community Methodist Church with the Rev. Woodrow D. Harris, officiating. Warnke was born November 5, 1897, at Hemelingen, Germany, to Herman and Marie Nordloh Warnke. He attended schools in Germany and married Henny Warnke, November 19, 1921 in Uslar, Germany. He was a railroad engineer in Germany and immigrated to America in July, 1925. He settled at Ashton where he worked on his brother-in-law's farm until he purchased his own farm a mile south of Ashton. He lived there until November, 1964, when he retired and moved into Ashton. Survivors include his widow, and two sons, Herman Warnke, and John H. Warnke, Jr., attending Oregon State University, Corvallis; eight grandchildren, three brothers and one sister, all of them living in Germany, who are Herman, Frederick, and Herbert, and Mrs. Gesine Bussmann. The Rev. Harris gave the opening sentences and prayer, lessons from the Old and New Testaments and the message. Life sketch was read by Donna Steinmann; two musical numbers were presented by Mac Reynolds, accompanied by Ruth Murdoch and Dorothy Harris and Erma Hubbard. Closing prayer and benediction were offered by the Rev. Harris and prelude and postlude music were played by Pat Sturm. Floral arrangements were directed by members of WSCS. Pall bearers were Herbert Steinmann, Fred Corcilius, Lee Cordingley, Vic Marotz, Tom Holcomb, and Laurence Orme. Interment was in Pineview Cemetery, under the direction of the Robert Bean Funeral Home.
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  Hermann Warnke (1867 - 1942)
  Anna Katherina Marie Nordloh Warnke (1872 - 1956)
  Frieda Henny Warnke (1897 - 1996)*
  Carl Herman Warnke (1922 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Pineview Cemetery
Fremont County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Block B. Lot No. 8. Burial No. 12.
Maintained by: AnisahD
Originally Created by: John Warnke
Record added: Jun 05, 2004
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John Henry Warnke
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- R L Leslie
 Added: Jul. 18, 2015
Halloween Doo Dah. A pioneer is one who goes before, showing others the way to follow. John you were a pioneer. You blazed the trail by leaving your native Germany and coming to America.
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
When I come to the end of my journey And I travel my last weary mile Just forget if you can, that I ever frowned And remember only the smile. Forget unkind words I have spoken; Remember some good I have done. Forget t...(Read more)
 Added: Nov. 5, 2013
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