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Rockwell City – Eugenia "Jeanie" Joy Warneke 100, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. at the Church until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home is providing funeral services.
Eugenia is survived by her daughter Nancy (Ron) Elliott of Blue Grass, Iowa, and their extended family, including step-grandchildren, Wende (Martin) Fillion, Ron (Debbie) Elliott II, and six step-great-grandchildren, Ragan Duax, Elliott Duax, Nolan Fillion, Dillion Fillion, Taylor Elliott, and Haley Burney; her son Bruce (Charlene) Warneke of Littleton, Colorado and their three children, Christopher, Brent, and Tracy. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell; son David; grand-daughter Catherine; and her parents, Warren and Maybelle (Anderson) Dodge.
Eugenia Joy Dodge Warneke was born January 12, 1916 at Webster City, Iowa. She attended Webster City public schools, and graduated from Webster City High School, with the Class of 1934. On September 8, 1937 she was united in marriage to Russell W. Warneke at Webster City and shortly thereafter moved to Rockwell City where Russell and his brother Frederick owned and operated the Royal 400 Service Station, Garage and Hudson Dealership. She did an array of jobs including being a homemaker. Jeanie and Russell retired in 1977. Following retirement, the couple enjoyed spending winters in Mesa, Arizona until Russell passing away in 1989. Jeanie loved family, friends, family activities, animals, traveling, playing bridge and cards, needle point, and sewing crafts, reading, music, collecting design pieces, plus attending basketball games. Jeanie was a member of the United Methodist Church. The family wishes to thank Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Kindred Hospice nurses, and her medical care provider Barb Weber, for their tender loving care of their Mother/Grandmother and a special thanks to Caris Birkey and her dogs.

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