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Kenneth Anthony Warnecke

February 26, 1923 October 14, 2009
Kenneth Anthony Warnecke
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Kenneth Anthony Warnecke, 86, of Oconto, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Woodlands of Oconto. Kenneth was born February 26, 1923 in Oconto to the late Anton and Mary (Carriveau) Warnecke. He married Eileen Phillippe on December 4, 1943 in England. She preceded him in death on July 5, 1991. Kenneth worked for the Great Lakes Shoe Co., Oconto and in 1955 he moved to Jung Shoe Co., Sheboygan, until his retirement is 1986. Kenneth served in the U.S. Army-Air Force, enlisting on June 4, 1941 and being Honorably discharged on October 20, 1945. He served during WWII in England and North France in the 324th Division. Kenneth was awarded the American Defense Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto.
Kenneth is survived by two daughters Cherie (James) Hoehnke, TN; Debra (Paul) Daugherty, TN; four sons Craig Warnecke, Milwaukee; Brian Warnecke, Milwaukee; Bruce Warnecke, Cascade; Keith (Kathy) Warnecke, KY; a sister Gloria Warnecke, Oconto; twelve grandchildren and ten great grandchildren, and a special friend Marion Hartman. He was preceded in death by a grandson Eric Warnecke.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 9 to 10 AM Tuesday, October 20, 2009. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 10 AM Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Patrick Beno officiating. The Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Oconto, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at
In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

9 AM to 10 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church 711 Park Ave. Oconto, WI 54153 on October 20, 2009 (map/driving directions)

10 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church 711 Park Ave. Oconto, WI 54153 on October 20, 2009 (map/driving directions)

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