Warneke, Harold A. age 93 of Elk River, died at home on July 26, 2012. Harold grew up by DaytonPort, located near the weigh station on Hwy 10 just east of Elk River. He was well known for his irresistible charm and good deeds
Preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Lucille; sisters Jane Wendt, Mary Dale Warneke and brothers Roger and Owen.
Survived by his children Kenneth, Douglas (Kathryn); grandchildren Julie (John) Kallemeyn, Hallie Warneke and Donald Warneke. Also survived by his brother Thomas; sister Nancy (Marvin) Olson and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
WWII Army Veteran. Professional truck driver for several companies. Life member of Elk River American Legion Post 112 and Sherburne Masonic Lodge #95. Long-time member and usher at Elk River United Methodist Church in Elk River.
Funeral service 11 AM Monday Aug 13, 2012 at Elk River United Methodist Church 1304 Main St NW Elk River. Visitation 2 hours prior to service at church. Interment VernonCemetery, Elk River. Memorials preferred to the church. Arr Dare’s Funeral Home 763-441-1212.