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Russel Albin Warren

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Jan. 1, 1928 - May 14, 2008

AURORA -- Russel Albin Warren, 80, died Wednesday (May 14, 2008) at Hamilton Manor in Aurora.

He was born Jan. 1, 1928, to Harley and Verda (Skinner) Warren of Giltner. He attended rural schools through grade 8 and then Giltner High School. He was baptized in the Giltner Christian Church. He served in the Navy from July 2, 1945 to July 2, 1946.

He married Janice Marie Wandersee on Aug. 29, 1948. He farmed in Hamilton County until retirement and worked for Sperry New Holland for 16 years. He was actively involved in the community through Farm Bureau, Lion's Club, Gideon's International and volunteering at the Plainsman Museum. He was also an active member of the Monroe Evangelical Free Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Ed and Ellis Warren; sister, Glenda Wilson, brothers-in-law, Del Snodgrass, Leonard Wilson and Winston Olson; and sister-in-law, Doris Akerson and her husband, Willis Akerson.

Survivors include his wife, Janice; sons, Gary and wife, Jo Warren of Aurora and Randy and wife, Kasandra Warren of Centennial, Colo.; daughters, Peggy of Chihuahua, Mexico and Cheryl and husband, Craig Christner of McCook; two sisters, Nellie Olson of Hastings and Marjorie Snodgrass of Lincoln; sisters and brothers-in-law, Irene Warren of Aurora, Rose Marie Warren of Aurora, Robert and Shirley Reichardt of Arlington, Texas and Russ and Mary Lou Heckel of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be Friday, 11 a.m., at the Monroe Evangelical Free Church in Aurora. Burial will be prior to the services with the family at the Aurora Cemetery.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m., at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.

Memorials are suggested to Gideons International or the Monroe Evangelical Free Church.

Higby-McQuiston Mortuary of Aurora is in charge of arrangements.