Colleen Warner Obituary

Colleen M. Warner
Colleen M. Warner
Colleen M. Warner

June 24, 1929 - August 5, 2006
Born in Delphos, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Colleen Warner, 77, died Saturday, August 5, 2006 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston of cancer. Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 8 at Westminster Presbyterian Church of which she was a member.

Colleen was born in Delphos, Iowa the only child of Louie and Francis (Mowery) Sefrit. She was raised in Delphos and lived in Des Moines most of her adult life where she met and married Bill Warner. They later adopted a son, Bill.

Colleen worked as a secretary at GE/Medical Protective for many years before retiring in the spring of 2001. In addition to GE/Medical Protective she and her husband owned and operated Warner Fordway, a subsidiary of Ford Gum. Colleen enjoyed baking cookies with her granddaughter Nicole, baking, flower gardening, volunteering at church and caring for her standard poodles. She thoroughly enjoyed all her wonderful friends and neighbors.

Colleen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and son. She is survived by her daughter-in-law Carol Catanzano and her granddaughter Nicole Catanzano.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Animal Rescue League.


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Memorial Service
Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, August 8, 2006
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, August 8, 2006