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Brett F. Warner (1960 - 2012)

  
Compatriot Brett Warner, a member of the Lt. George E. Dixon Camp 1963, Sons of Confederate Veterans, was laid to rest Monday, March 26, 2012. Members of the Camp, and the Knights and Ladies of the Golden Circle were there to pay respects.


Brett Warner

Brett F. Warner, 51, of Mascoutah, Ill., born Sept. 29, 1960, in Belleville, Ill., died Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill. 

Brett was a retired police officer from the Mascoutah Police Department. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ, Mascoutah, Sons of Union Veterans, and Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was an avid genealogist and a law enforcement Purple Heart recipient.

He was preceded in death by his father, David L. Warner; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Norbert and Gladys Chapman.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia K., nee Chapman, Warner, whom he married on Nov. 17, 1978, in Belleville, Ill.; a son, Ryan (Kelly) Warner of Mascoutah, Ill.; his mother, Evelyn A., nee Renth, Warner of Waterloo, Ill.; two grandchildren, Kira Winterberg and Katherine Warner; a brother, Keith (Connie) Warner of Belleville, Ill.; a sister, Sandy (Mark) Bandy of Waterloo, Ill.; three nieces and a nephew, Brittnee (Jason) Greenwell, Brooke Warner, Alexandria and Nicholas Bandy; along with brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, other nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Lt. George E. Dixon Camp 1962, c/o Gale Red, 5 Hunters Point, O'Fallon, Ill. 62269 or to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family online atwww.mollfuneralhome.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Moll Funeral Home in Mascoutah, Ill., and 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2012, at St. John United Church of Christ in Mascoutah, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2012, at St. John United Church of Christ in Mascoutah, Ill., with the Rev. Hugh Fitz officiating. Burial will be at Mascoutah City Cemetery, Mascoutah, Ill.

MOLL FUNERAL HOME, Mascoutah, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on March 23, 2012


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