Anita A. Warner, 83, 626 Miner St., Plymouth, died at 2:55 a.m., in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, following a brief illness, on Thursday, August 16, 2001. A resident of Plymouth since 1955, Anita had lived in California and moved east to Nebraska, St. Louis, and Illinois before making Indiana her home. Born on Oct. 30, 1917, in St. Louis, Missouri, she was the daughter of George and Pauline Hunsicker Erbs. She graduated from St. Elizabeth’s Academy in St. Louis. Very active in sports, she played volleyball, softball and field hockey. She was a U.S.O. volunteer during World War II. On April 17, 1948, in Reno, Nevada, Anita and Denzil “Randy” Warner were married. Denzil died on Sept. 27, 1980. She worked alongside her spouse running the family business, Randy’s Frozen Meats, from 1955 until 1973. She then worked at Wagner Wire until her retirement in 1983. An avid walker, Anita enjoyed traveling throughout the United States. She took a lot of pride and pleasure in her family and their activities and kept up with them all. She crocheted, embroidered and tatted. She loved to read. Known and appreciated for her sense of humor, Anita also enjoyed the company of cats. She is survived by three daughters and a son. Her daughters are Janice D. and Don Kinney Jr., of Plymouth, Karla S. and Lee Krendl, Van Wert, Ohio, and Vickie Hendricks, all of Plymouth. Her son is Dan J. and Emily Warner of Austin, Texas. Also surviving are step-daughter, Elaine and Jim Hocom and step-son Steven A. and Marsha Warner, all of Freemont, Calif. Seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, a sister, Nell Erbs and a brother, Art Erbs, both of St. Louis, Missouri, together with several nieces and nephews, also survive. Anita was preceded in death by her spouse, three brothers and five sisters. Visitation with her family will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2001, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. A rosary will be said at 1:30 p.m. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2001, at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, where Anita was a member, 625 N. Center St., Plymouth. Father Anthony Gillespie will officiate. Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth. Memorial gifts in Anita’s memory may be made to St. Elizabeth’s Academy, Alumnae Association, St. Louis, Missouri.
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