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Marlene H. (Warncke) Young
Marlene H. (Warncke) Young was born in Guadalupe County, Texas, on the Warncke family farm on Feb. 19, 1936. She passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the age of 76.
Marlene was a beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many. She was a lifelong member of Christ Lutheran Church of Elm Creek and was very active in the Bible study groups and the church cemetery committee. She was also a 40-year member of the Couples Bunco Club. Soon after graduating from Seguin High School, Marlene completed business school and worked in accounting positions over the years. Marlene and Wilbert worked together on their farm and would have celebrated their 59th anniversary this November.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elton and Irma (Lenz) Warncke.
Marlene is survived by her husband, Wilbert Young; children Lori Lee Young and Dana Sue Evans and husband Jim; grandson Dakota James Bononcini; stepgrandsons Jeffrey and Jacob Bononcini; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 2-8 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in La Vernia.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Christ Lutheran Church of Elm Creek in Seguin with the Rev. Anne Kolmeier officiating.
Interment will follow in the Christ Lutheran of Elm Creek Cemetery in Seguin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Lutheran of Elm Creek Church, 3305 Church Road, Seguin, TX 78155 or the Guadalupe Valley Hospice, 1215 E. Court St., Seguin, TX 78155.
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