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Kenny W. Warnken 1952 - 2020
Kenny W. Warnken

Kenny W. Warnken, 67, passed away July 4, 2020, at his home in Great Bend. He was born on Dec. 1, 1952, at Great Bend, to Allen and Moyne (Seltmann) Warnken. 

A lifetime Great Bend resident, Kenny worked for Essex. He enjoyed country cruising while listening to his oldies music. He also enjoyed listening to the police scanner.  

Survivors include, a son, Erik Warnken and wife Elizabeth of Palmer Lake, Colo.; a daughter, Traci Brackbill of Great Bend; a brother, Gordon Warnken and wife Jane of Hutchinson; a sister, Verla Gorham of Valley Center; and three grandchildren, Kaiden Brackbill, Terrance Warnken, and Neil Warnken. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Roger Warnken. 

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2020, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Pastor Larry Schumacher presiding. Memorials are suggested to the Kenneth Warnken Funeral Expense Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS  67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 8, 2020