Irene A. Warner, 89

Irene A. Warner, a resident of Elmhurst for more than 50 years, passed away recently at the age of 89. She was a teacher in Chicago and Elmhurst School District 205 at Edison School. Beloved wife of the late William D. Warner; loving mother of Dr. Karen Warner, James (Norma) Warner, Nancy Warner and Laura (Gary) Johnson; proud grandmother of Pierce and Kamela Johnson; dear sister of the late Casey (the late Betty) Apolinski, Virginia (the late Elvin) Krumsee, Edmund (the late Dorothy) Apolinski, the late Stanley (survived by Regina) Apolinski, Ted Apolinski and Mary Olson; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. A member of Edison Lights, Irene was a kind and curious person who loved reading books. She collected dolls, antiques, had collections of collections and was interested in anyone and anything. Visitation held at the Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. On Friday, Nov. 8, a graveside service was held at Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook. If desired, memorials would be appreciated for or Elmhurst District 205 Foundation Fund ( Info 630-834-3515 or visit