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Erma Lorene Moore
1926 - 2010
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HUTCHINSON— Erma Lorene Moore, 83, of Hutchinson, formerly of Great Bend, passed away Dec. 16. Erma was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Great Bend, the daughter of Herman and Clare (Henning) Warnken. Erma was a lifetime resident of Great Bend before moving to Hutchinson. In Great Bend, she was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She worked as a secretary for Beneficial Finance for 15 years as well as at Montgomery Ward for 24 years. On June 10, 1946, she married Everett Moore in Great Bend. He passed away on Feb. 8, 1995.

She is survived by two nephews, Kenny Warnken of Great Bend and Gordon Warnken of Hutchinson; and a niece, Verla Gorham of Valley Center.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend. Burial will be held at the Great Bend City Cemetery. Memorials may be designated for Trinity Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home. There will be no visitation. Online condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Christians Funeral Home*

103 N Washington Street

P. O. Box 386

Lindsborg, KS, 67456

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 21, 2010