George Warner

George Edward Warner Jr., 79, of River Forest, died on Oct. 8, 2015. Born on Sept. 7, 1936, he was a 1954 graduate of St. John’s Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin and Elmhurst College, and served in the U.S. Army. 

Before his retirement, he was president of Warner Wallcoverings, the Warner Company in Chicago. 

George Warner is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen (nee Jobson); her children, Cynthia Diane (Joseph) Rossi, George “Kirk” Warner and Kathryn “Paige” (Cory Edward) AhToong; her grandchildren, Leila Kathryn and Noelani Elizabeth AhToong; her sister, Ann Warner (James) Depenbrock; and his many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Marilyn (nee Nelson); and his parents, George Edward and Mary Ann (nee Gillespie) Warner. 

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