Obituaries » Jean Techau Warneke
May 8, 1929 – June 23, 2019
Memorial service will be held at St. Stevens Episcopal Church, Lakeland, FL on Saturday July 20 at 11am.Obituary Viewed 127 times
Jean Techau Warneke
Creative Art’s Teacher-Doll Collector
Lakeland, Jean T. Warneke died on June 23, 2019, age 91, died on June 23, 2019.
She was born in Highland Park, Illinois on May 8, 1928, she graduated from Marywood Convent School for girls and National College of Education, both in Evanston, Illinois. Jean and Bill met in 1933 and were married in Chicago in 1948. A week later they went to Tucson where Bill graduated from the University of Arizona. They have lived in Lakeland since 1957. Jean owned and operated- Lad and Lassie Creative Arts Pre-Kindergarten at St. David’s Episcopal Church which Jean and Bill attended from 1957 to 1996. Jean ran a Swim School where she taught hundreds of people to swim, with a 100% success ratio. She was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Jean was active in the Sea, Sun, and Sand Paper Doll Club of Florida- and- Tropical Doll Club of Polk County and had an extensive doll and paper doll collection. She shall be remembered as the Wonderful Loving Mother, Wife, Grandmother and Friend. She shall be missed by all who knew and loved her; 5 sons James Steven, John David, Jeffrey Techau, William Todd, and Wesley Thomas; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren.
In place of flowers please make donations to Father Scott Holcombe’s discretionary fund; St. David’s Episcopal Church, Cocoa Beach, Florida. Father David People’s discretionary fund, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Lakeland Florida. or Lakeland’s Butterfly Playground.
Arrangements are being handled by Central Florida Casket Store and Funeral Chapel in Lakeland Florida.