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Dorothy Leslie Warner

September 26, 2012
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Dorothy Leslie Warner, 92, Marshalltown, and formerly of Manly died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center.

A funeral Mass for Dorothy will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 412 N. Broadway, Manly, with the Reverend Neil J. Manternach as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Manly.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28, at Bride Colonial Chapel, 110 East Spring Street in Manly.

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Dorothy Leslie Warner

The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Dorothy Arlene Warner Memorial Fund in care of her family.

Dorothy Arlene Warner, daughter of Walter and Helen Stauner Leslie was born Dec. 18, 1919, in Valley Junction, Iowa. Dorothy and her family moved to Manly when she was a child and attended the Manly Community School District. She was united in marriage to Truman William Warner on Oct.15, 1938 in Manly. To this union, five children were born: Sharol, Truman "Bill" Jr., David, Carol, and Patricia Joan.

She began working as a nurse's aid at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City and continued her work in many cities including Salt Lake City, where she attended the Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute's Practical Nursing, graduating as an LPN in September of 1964. She continued her nursing career in many states, working for various hospitals and nursing homes. She retired from the Grandview Acres Nursing Home in Toledo, in 1983 working over 30 years in the healthcare field.

Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She liked counted cross-stitching and sewing. She loved to travel with her husband, traveling to many states with their fifth wheel motor home.

She will be missed by her children, Sharol Jean Cain, Albuquerque, N.M., David (Bonnie) Warner, Pine River, Minn., and Carol Ann Warner, Baldwin City, Kan.; 19 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; sister, Shirley Catt, Danville, Ill., and her brother, Loy Leslie, Dallas, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Truman in 2011; son, Truman "Bill" Jr. in 2012; daughter, Patricia Joann "McConnell" Warner and her parents.

Arrangements by Bride Colonial Chapel, 110 East Spring Street, Manly; 641-454-2242;



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