Wisby, Warren Eugene

Wisby, Warren Eugene       h/Janice Joan(Harmon)

Burial Date:  2015, 08/24        Age:  83          Lot:  980 G   Cremains

Korean War

Warren Eugene Wisby

Warren Eugene Wisby

Born: July 31, 1932
Died: August 18, 2015

 Warren Eugene Wisby, 83, died Aug. 18, 2015, at Brookdale, Hutchinson. He was born July 31, 1932, in Sterling, to Archie Warren and Rosa Louise (Lenz) Wisby.

Warren was a 1950 graduate of Nickerson High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Emporia University. Warren was the Senior Vice President and Executive Loan Officer at the First National Bank of Goodland for a number of years. In 1984, he and his wife moved to Hutchinson where they owned Candyman Video and Dee J’s Storage. Warren was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, AMBUCS, Midian Shrine, Elks Lodge #453, and the American Legion Lysle Rishel Post #68.

On Aug. 2, 1957, Warren married Janice Joan Harmon at First Baptist Church, Sterling. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Doug Wisby and wife Ginger of Hutchinson; daughter, Dawn Bontrager and husband Lavon of Spring Hill; grandchildren, Summer Smith, Nathan Butts, Haley and Conner Jones, Kyle, Emma and Amy Wisby, Ryan and Shane Bontrager, Dylan and Cortney Sallee; three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, DeLora Wisby.

Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson. Burial will follow in Sterling Cemetery with military honors conducted by Ft. Riley Honor Guard. Friends may sign the memorial book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the family to receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Elliott Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church-Building Fund or Kansas Honor Flight, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.

Warren served in the Army 1953 – 1956 during Korean War in Stuttgart, Germany.