Carolyn Jane Warpenburg, 87, of Owensville, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at The Waters of Princeton.

She was the oldest daughter of Wallace G. and Loretta (Davis) Manning on June 6, 1924.

 Carolyn graduated from Poseyville High School in 1942. She attended Lockyear Business College in Evansville. She worked for Chrysler Corp. in the labor relations office during the World War II defense effort. She later worked at the Farmers Bank & Trust Co. for seven years and Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis for three years.

 She married Marion E. Warpenburg on Aug.18, 1946 and worked in his dental office as office manager, bookkeeper and appointment clerk for more than 39 years.

 Carolyn was a life member of the Poseyville Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, president of the C.W.F., deaconess and elder. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the First District Dental Society Auxiliary and the Indiana Club. She served two terms on the general board of the Christian Church of Indiana.

 Surviving are her husband of nearly 65 years, Dr. Marion E. Warpenburg; her sister, Mary Sue Grigsby of Peoria, Ill.; nieces, Janasu Lutz of Cynthiana, Nancy (Fred) Blaylock of New Harmony; great-niece, Heather Rogers of New Harmony; great-nephews, Lee (Amanda) Wildt of Griffin, Michael (Camrun) Blaylock of New Harmony; and seven great-great-nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Ardith Ann McFarling; a brother-in-law, Robert Grigsby; a niece, Kimberly Grigsby; and a nephew, Joel Lee Grigsby.

 Funeral services will be  10 a.m. Friday , Aug. 5, 2011 at Poseyville Christian Church with the Rev. Doris Beckerman and the Rev. John Matsel officiating. Burial will follow in Poseyville  Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville.

 The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the nurses and caregivers for the gracious care, concern and attentiveness they provided during Carolynís stay at The Waters.