ELDON WARNKE

E. Warmke Web PhotoEldon Warnke, of Mora, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013 at Heritage House in Milaca. He was 84 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Greggory Coop officiating.

VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church, starting at 10:00 a.m.

INTERMENT will be at Glen Haven Memorial Garden in Crystal.

Eldon Warnke, of Mora, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013 at Heritage House in Milaca. He was 84 years old.

Eldon was born to Elizabeth (Burdorf) and Henry Warnke on April 14, 1929 in Hopkins, MN.  In his younger years he lived in Howard Lake and later in Hanover, MN.  On May 27, 1950 he married Elaine Cronk.  They had a daughter Margo Alayne and a son Cordell Eldon.    Eldon and Elaine lived near Loretto, MN where Eldon hauled milk into the Twin Cities for a couple years.  They moved to Minneapolis and Eldon then went to work for B. F. Nelson Roofing Co. for 15 years. From there he worked for Onan Generator Co. for 26 years before he retired in 1991. 

Eldon and Elaine lived in Minneapolis for 48 years and then moved to Mora, MN in 1998.  He always said he had moved to God’s Country and he had a little piece of it.  He loved fishing; turkey and deer hunting.  In the winter months he would put puzzles together and make frames for them.  Tuesdays were always special for coffee and work with the MRT’s at church.  Eldon was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mora.

Eldon was preceded in death by his parents, brother and a sister.

He is survived by wife, Elaine; son, Cordell; daughter, Margo; grandson, Dylan; brothers: Kermit (Murielle) Warnke, Milo (Wanda) Warnke, and Kervin (Darlene) Warnke; sisters, Blanche Volbrath, LaVerne Manzke, and Joyce Wise; nieces and nephews, other loving relatives and friends.

One guestbook entry for ELDON WARNKE

  1. susan Heinen December 29, 2013 at 5:00 pm #

    He was a very nice person. sure going to miss him.

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