Edward E. Warren Sr., 100, South Bend, passed away at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at home. He was born on April 30, 1916, in Culver to the late Adril and Amanda (Wiser) Warren. On Oct. 23, 1943, in South Bend, he was united in marriage to the former Virginia B. Harding.
Mr. Warren is survived by his wife of 72 years: Virginia Warren; three sons: Edward E. Warren Jr., South Bend; Robert G. Warren, South Bend; and Michael S. (Jeanne) Warren, Plymouth; five grandchildren: Jennifer Selby; Timothy (Brandi) Warren; Daniel (Holly) Warren; Christopher (Marissa) Warren; and Kimberly (Mario) Vega; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; and seven brothers.
Mr. Warren was a lifelong area resident. He retired in 1980 from Uniroyal where he served as a group leader in the cement room. He was a member of Council Oak Woodcarving Club and Zion United Methodist Church in Culver.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, South Bend. Graveside services and burial will follow at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services.
Contributions in memory of Edward E. Warren Sr. may be offered to the Hospice Foundation, Mishawaka.