IN MEMORIAM: IBEW Local 1’s Harry J. Warner

Harry J. Warner, of Fenton, Mo., a skilled electrician and faithful steward of IBEW Local 1, passed away on May 9, 2024 in St. Charles, Mo. He was 83.

Born on Oct. 31, 1940 in St. Louis to Harry Warner and Virginia (nee Wood) Ohmes, he was preceded in death by his parents; late wife, Kathaleen Warner; and his brother, Tom Warner.

Brother Warner is survived by his wife, Mary J. (nee Allison) Warner; children, Theresa Warner, Sheryl Boerding, Harry (Kimberly) Warner, Joseph (Shelly) Warner, Kevin (Sara) Warner; step-children, Shawn Blondin, Scott Blondin, and Shannon McGuire; grandchildren, Dustin (Caitlyn) Warner, Abby Warner, Madeline Warner, Christopher Boerding, Sammi Boerding, Penelope Warner, Karina Blondin, Corbin McGuire, Dalton McGuire, Teghan McGuire; great-grandchildren, Tanner Warner and Hadley Warner; and one sister, Marie Colthorp; along with numerous other extended family and friends.

A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Harry’s life was a testament to his passions and commitments. An avid collector of classic model cars and coins, he found joy in the simple pleasures of walking in the park, surrounded by nature’s beauty.

Throughout his career, Brother Warner exemplified loyalty and dedication to his craft and community. However, his greatest pride and joy came from his beloved grandchildren, whom he cherished above all else. Harry’s legacy of love, dedication, and kindness will forever be remembered by his family, friends, and all who had the privilege of knowing him. May we find solace in the memories we shared and honor his legacy by embracing the values he held dear.

A visitation and service were held on Friday, May 17, 2024 at Chapel Hill Mortuary in Cedar Hill, Mo., followed by graveside service at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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