Cynthia S. “Cindy” Warnecke, 53, of Knox, Ind., formerly of Spencerville, died at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Ind., following a battle with leukemia since October 2011.
She was born on April 23, 1959, in Lima, to Hubert E. “Herb” and Janice R. Burnfield Warnecke, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives in Spencerville.
She is also survived by a brother; three nieces; two stepdaughters, Anna Marie McCann and Betsy J. (Trey) Demarest, both of Reno, Nev.; her grandmother; an aunt; six uncles; her dog.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; two aunts.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spencerville U.C.C. Church, with the Rev. Vince Lavieri officiating. Burial will follow in Spencerville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the I.U. Bone Morrow Transplant Clinic in memory of Cynthia Warnecke, Attn: Angie Harrison, 550 N. University Blvd. 5630, Indianapolis, Ind., 46202.