May 27, 2014


Karl Allen DeVore, 30, of Lanesboro, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Glidden, Iowa.

Funeral was Tuesday, May 27, at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll with Chaplain Elaine Johnston officiating. Casket bearers were Dustin Warnke, Russell Warnke, Paul Synowiecki, Thomas McCullough, David Warnke, James Warnke and Benny Pedersen. Honorary casket bearers were nieces and nephews Kali Warnke, Kyra Warnke, Kiley Warnke, Devin Warnke, Abby Bauer, and Kane Wiederien, Scarlett Baker. Burial was at Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery near Glidden.

Born Sept. 30, 1983, in Carroll, Iowa, he was a son of Tami DeVore and Michael Warnke. Karl grew up in Lanesboro and attended Southern Cal High School. Following high school he worked at Delevan and did roofing and drywall work. Karl enjoyed swimming, camping, trick riding on his BMX bike, and hot rods. Karl was a warm and generous person always willing to lend a hand. He enjoyed giving gifts to family and friends he had not seen for awhile.

He is survived by his father Michael Warnke and his wife Angi of Carroll; three sisters: Ashley McCullough and her husband Thomas of Denison, Iowa, Misty Warnke of Denison, Iowa, and Sashe DeVore of Omaha, NE; three brothers: Paul Synowiecki of Carroll, Dustin Warnke and his fiancé Michelle Wilson of Carroll, and Russell Warnke and his fiancé Tasha Archer of Carroll; his grandfather John DeVore of Council Bluffs, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Karl was preceded in death by three brothers and his maternal and paternal grandparents.