Warren Cortner Obituary

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Warren Junior Cortner

January 25, 1921 - December 17, 2012
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Cortner, Warren J, 91, retired senior vice president of Davidson Securities Inc., and member of Albert Pike Lodge, passed away Monday, December 17, 2012. Visitation with family is 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, December 19 and funeral service is 1 p.m. Thursday, December 20 at Resthaven Mortuary. Burial service at Wichita Park Cemetery. Warren was born January 25, 1921 in LaCrosse, KS. He was a loving father and husband, a generous, hardworking, honest example for his family. He enlisted in the Army Air Force on May 23, 1942 and was a P-38 pilot in the 475th fighter group, 5th Air Force, in the Pacific Theatre. He flew 90 combat missions and...
Cortner, Warren J, 91, retired senior vice president of Davidson Securities Inc., and member of Albert Pike Lodge, passed away Monday, December 17, 2012. Visitation with family is 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, December 19 and funeral service is 1 p.m. Thursday, December 20 at Resthaven Mortuary. Burial service at Wichita Park Cemetery. Warren was born January 25, 1921 in LaCrosse, KS. He was a loving father and husband, a generous, hardworking, honest example for his family. He enlisted in the Army Air Force on May 23, 1942 and was a P-38 pilot in the 475th fighter group, 5th Air Force, in the Pacific Theatre. He flew 90 combat missions and accumulated over 300 combat hours. He was discharged from active duty October 5, 1945. Warren continued service in the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1962. Survivors include Beth, his wife of 70 years; sons, Jon (Barb) Cortner of Saddlebrooke, MO and Gary (Diane) Cortner of Wichita; grandchildren Shawn Cortner of Mars, PA, Heather Lowe of Nixa, MO, Matthew Cortner and Regina Cortner both of Wichita; two great-grandchildren, Alexis and Aiden Cortner of Mars, PA. Memorial contributions can be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, Wichita, KS.

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