Joan Louise Warren, 80, Lone Elm, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Windsor Place in Iola.
Joan was born Nov. 4, 1932, at Lone Elm, the daughter of Carl and Bernice (Jones) Kulp. She was a lifetime resident of Anderson County, living most of her life in the Lone Elm area. In 1951, Joan graduated from the Chillicothe Business School with a degree in stenography.
On Nov. 25, 1954 she was united in marriage to Robert O. Warren at Lone Elm. This union was blessed with two sons. They made their first home on a farm west of Garnett, living there for a couple of years before moving to their farm near Lone Elm.
Joan worked as a teller at the Garnett State Savings Bank and the Kansas State Bank in Garnett before going to work at State Bank of Colony. Following her years at the bank Joan enjoyed her time as a homemaker and mother as well as helping Robert with the farm. Joan enjoyed tole painting, quilting, and tending her flowers. She was particularly fond of her violets and irises. Joan spent many hours researching the Warren and Kulp family’s genealogy. She and Robert enjoyed square dancing and were members of the Iola Red Hots.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Robert O. Warren, on Dec. 16, 2008.
She is survived by her sons, David Warren and wife Karen, Lone Elm, and Rodney Warren and wife Sandra, Chanute; two grandsons, David A. Warren and wife Sue, Iola, and Phillip Warren, Lone Elm; three great-grandchildren, Robert, Alex, and Elizabeth Warren.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, 204 E. 4th, Colony. The family will greet friends following the service. Memorials may be made to Lone Elm Community Building Fund. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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