Anniversaries

Marion couple to celebrate 70th

The children of Harlow and Edith (Albright) Warneke are requesting a card shower in honor and celebration of their parents? 70th anniversary.
The Warnekes became sweethearts in their teens, meeting during a skate party.
On Aug. 10, 1944, they were married at El Dorado and moved to Marion in 1951.
Harlow worked for Hett Implements and the U.S. Post Office. Edith worked at Duckwalls, the school cafeteria, and at home raising their girls.
Together the couple opened many businesses throughout their years in Marion to include Heating/AC; a car wash; ?The Cue,? a snooker and pool hall; and ?The Chief? Restaurant.
Children are Pat and husband Carl Elling of Crossville, Tenn., Connie Warneke and Gerry Lundy, both of McPherson. Grandchildren are Carl Elling III, wife Christine and daughter Victoria of Corinth, Texas; and Jeremy Elling, wife Shirley and daughters Allie, Samantha and Sarah of Mocksville, N.C.
In addition, the family requests others share memories and well wishs by sending a card to: 230 N. Lincoln St., Marion, KS 66861.