Aug. 16, 1925 - March 25, 2013
ELKHART - Homer N. Warner, 87 of Elkhart, passed away March 25, 2013, at Miller's Merry Manor in Wakarusa.
He was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Elkhart to Franklin Blair and Jessie (Huston) Warner.
He married Dorothy E. Kissinger on June 30, 1952, in Walkerton. She died Sept. 5, 1995.
Surviving are four daughters, Laura Legus of Elkhart, Christine (Robert) Yuraitis of Nicholasville, Ky., Teresea (Ed) Baumann of Xenia, Ohio, and Melanie (Mark) Evans of Florida; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Laura Harris of Florida; and a brother, Ross Warner of Brookfield, Ill.
He was preceded in death by a son, Mark D. Warner; and a brother, Melvin H. Warner.
Homer served in the U.S. Army and retired from Federal Paperboard Co. after 43 years. He was a longtime member of Northside Baptist Church and a founding member of Calvary Baptist Church in Elkhart.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, and for an hour prior to the 1 p.m. service Friday, March 29, 2013, at Calvary Baptist Church. Pastor Tim Hewitt will officiate. Burial will follow in Carleton Cemetery.
Online condolences may be to sent to the family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.