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Wayne E. Warren  

Wayne E. Warren

April 24, 1922 – September 19, 2018

Wayne E. Warren, age 96 of Sarasota, FL passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Born in Hillsdale, MI on April 24, 1922, he was a son of the late Harold O. and Treva (Wagner) Warren.  He graduated from Tri State University in 1949 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  In 1966, Wayne founded Warren Truss Company that is still family owned and operated after his retirement and many dedicated years of service.  He proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII, was a Rotarian for over 40 years, honored as a Paul Harris Fellow and also a 32nd º Mason.

In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary (Goodyear) Warren; son, James Warren; brothers, Ralph Warren and Neil Warren; daughter-in-law, Susan Warren; and great grandson, Abram Hall.  He is survived by his wife, Bernice (Brown) Warren; sons, Greg Warren, Doug Warren (Mary) and Dave Warren; 9 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wayne’s memory payable to the Rotary Foundation and sent to Newark Rotary Club, P.O. Box 721, Newark, DE 19715.

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  1. Irene Kerrigan, September 28, 2018

    Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Hugs to all!

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  2. Sally Singles, September 28, 2018

    He created wonderful family, he left this world proud.

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  3. Donna Friswell, September 30, 2018

    Dear Greg and Doug,
    I am very sorry to see that your Dad passed away. I have many fond memories of him and the travel that I arranged for him over the years. What a nice person and a real gentleman! He raised nice sons, with strong values and a sense of responsibility to help the world through Rotary. He will be greatly missed.
    Donna Friswell

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  4. Rebecca (Becky) Wilson, October 1, 2018

    Dear Greg, Doug, and Dave,

    I was saddened to hear of your Dad’s passing. I thought of all the good times our families had at Rotary events and parties at holiday times. Wayne was a kind person and always listened. When I first moved to Florida many years ago, it was your parents condo, I went to feel like home. I am unable to be at the memorial service as I am in upstate New York this week. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

    Becky Wilson

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  5. Jay Kelly and Marty, October 2, 2018

    Dear Greg

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family

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