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Maynard Allen Warne

Maynard Allen Warne died Dec. 5, 2002, from multiple myeloma cancer. He was 62.

Warne was born Oct. 2, 1940, in Villisca, Iowa, to Samuel Raymond and Eva Marie Warne. He was the youngest of five boys and lived most of his younger life in Pueblo.

He was married to Joyce Ann Hollis for 41 years on Nov. 12. They had two children, Sandra Lynne and Charles Ray.

They lived in Pueblo for six years, where Warne drove a tractor-trailer for a plumbing company. They then moved to Colorado Springs where he was a salesman for another plumbing company.

In the summer of 1972, they moved to Craig where Warne worked for a gas company until the Colowyo Coal Company opened. He set up and ran the warehouse for the company and became a purchasing agent and buyer before retiring in 1996.

After a year of retirement in the Craig area, they decided to move back to Joyce Ann’s family farm northwest of Eads, Colo. Five years passed and many friends were made. Warne never knew a stranger. He made friends quickly and was always eager to help out whenever he could.

He loved to hunt, fish and go camping. He didn’t have much time with his own father, so he made sure his children had a lot of time with theirs. He was a very loving husband, a wonderful father and a good friend to many.

He was a born again Christian and was ready to see his family on high.

Warne is survived by his wife Joyce, of Eads; daughter, Sandra (Mike) Mosher, of Riley, Kan.; son, Charles (Bridget) Warne, of Aurora; five grandsons; two granddaughters; brother, Clarence, of Apache Junction, Ariz.; mother- and father-in-laws, Harvey and Clara Hollis, of Eads and Yuma, Ariz., brother- and sister-in-laws, Philip and Jean Hollis, of Fruita, Colo.; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1960; his mother in 1983; his brothers, John Lowell in 1997, Robert Paul in 1987; and sister, Pauline in 1943.

Warne was cremated and his ashes spread on the family farm and the mountains he loved.


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