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Warren R. Schenck

By Howard B. Owens

Darien - Warren R. Schenck, 93, a life long resident of Darien, passed away Friday (August 24, 2012) at United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia.

Warren was born June 17, 1919, in Buffalo, a son of the late Horace and Mildred Rudd Schenck. He was a shop foremen at Boyle's Motor's in Batavia and retired from Doehler National Lead in Batavia. Warren was a World War II Veteran, achieving the rank of Staff Sargent in the 817th Tank Destroyer Battalion, serving in the Eastern European Theatre from 1942-1945. He loved having fun with his family, especially his grandson and great grandsons. Warren was well known for his garden, humor, pleasant personality and his mechanical skills.

Warren was the husband of the late Jeanette Krauss Schenck and brother of the late Willard Schenck, Myron Schenck and Alma Darling.

Surviving are two sons,  Jerry and (Kathy) Schenck of Darien and Victor Schenck of Darien; one grandson, Jerid (Cathy) Schenck of Darien and two great grandsons, Justin and Cooper Schenck; two sisters, Dorothy Willard of Corfu and Lois Schuhmann of Cheektowaga. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends may call Tuesday 3-7 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4-6 Main Street, Corfu. Private burial at the convenience of the family in Darien Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for special distribution.

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