THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Alice R. Warnecke
Issue Date: August 2, 2018
Alice R. (Cota) Warnecke, 92, of Peshtigo, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018.
Born Oct. 6, 1925 in Marinette, to the late Hilbert and Martha (Ritter) Cota, the family later moved to Cream City in Oconto County where they owned and operated a Blacksmith Shop.
She married Gilbert Hansen of Suring on Dec. 14, 1945 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 2, 1962. They lived at many places including Neenah, Appleton and Milwaukee.
After moving to Oconto, she married Carleton Warnecke of County Line and they farmed for 49 years. She loved the farm, her horses, dogs, cats, all farm animals and they were all her pets.
In the Spring of 2014, the couple moved to Rennes Health Care Center-West and he preceded her in death Nov. 29, 2017.
She is survived by a sister, Betty Speller and many nieces; nephews and friends.
Along with her parents and both husbands, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Mannie Jorgensen, Lila Fay Bintz and Cleo Rust.
Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 3, at Zion Lutheran Church in Peshtigo from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Pastor Luke Myslik will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo. Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home of Peshtigo is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials can be made to Zion Lutheran Church.