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Kenrick V. Warner

August 20, 1941 - April 30, 2017

Dr. Kenrick V. Warner, age 75, a Naperville, IL resident since 1970, formerly of Trinidad and Tobago, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was born August 20, 1941 in Tobago.

He was the beloved husband of Marion "Orella" (née Charles) Warner, whom he married August 14, 1966, loving father of Nadine Warner (wife, Lori Fong), of Chicago, Stuart Warner of Naperville, Lesley Warner (fiancé, Anderson Osagie), of Washington DC, and adored grandfather of Nicholas, Gabriel, Olivia and Noah Warner-Fong. He was the son of the late Carlton "Eric" and Eleene Warner, dear brother of Dr. Maureen Warner-Lewis and her husband, Dr. Rupert Lewis, of Jamaica, Carol Warner of Trinidad, and fond cousin, uncle, and friend to many, including Dr. Jonne Warner, Dr. Joan Bennett, the late Dr. Dennis Warner, the late George Warner, and the late Grace Warner Pold.

Dr. Warner was a graduate of Queen’s Royal College in Trinidad. He attended Birmingham University in England on a Trinidad and Tobago Island Scholarship for Science and graduated with a BSc (first class honors) and later received his PhD in chemical engineering. 

On returning to Trinidad he worked at Texaco as a Process Engineer, after which he moved to the US in 1970 to work with the Amoco Chemical Company at their Naperville location. In 1977, he earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and moved into management (planning, negotiations, manufacturing and business management roles) at BP/Amoco Chemical Corporation in Chicago.

Dr. Warner was well-known for his activities in the West Indian community. For 30 years, he and his wife hosted a Thanksgiving gathering for those who would otherwise be alone for the holiday. And he served as president of the Carifete Steering Committee which organizes Chicago’s annual Caribbean parade and fair.

Dr. Warner retired in 1999 and spent his time consulting with the Trinidad and Tobago government, playing golf, tutoring math in the College of DuPage Adult Enrichment Program, and making occasional national and international trips with his wife and family.

Funeral Information

Visitation Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.

Additional visitation Saturday, May 13, 10:00-11:00 AM at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1450 Green Trails Dr., Naperville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, 11:00 AM in the church with Fr. Paul Hottinger officiating.

A reception will follow the funeral mass at the church.            

Interment: Private.

Kenrick's cremated remains will be brought back to Trinidad at a future date.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill Street, Naperville.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

 

Kenrick V. Warner Memorial Services - Hotels, ground transportation and restaurants

Hotels near Saint Margaret Mary

Chicago Marriott Naperville

1801 N Naper Blvd, Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: (630) 505-4900

Rates from $159/night

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Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Naperville

1155 E Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: (630) 505-0550

Rates from $156/night

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Best Western Naperville Inn

1617 Naperville Wheaton Rd, Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: (630) 505-0200

Rates from $89/night

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Hotels near Tabor Hills (1347 Crystal Drive, Naperville, IL 60563)

Extended Stay America - Chicago - Naperville - West

1575 Bond St, Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: (630) 983-0000

Rates from $84/night

https://www.extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/il/chicago/naperville-west

Red Roof Plus+ Chicago - Naperville

1698 W Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: (630) 369-2500

Rates from $69

https://www.redroof.com/property/Naperville/IL/60563/Hotels-close-to-Robert-

Morris-University-I-88/RRI195/

Ground Transport

American Taxi

Phone: (847) 673-1000

Flat rate of $42 from O’Hare airport to Naperville suburbs, excluding tip and $45

from Midway airport

Uber from O’Hare (roughly the same price as American Taxi)

1. Request when you’re ready to walk outside and choose a ride option that

suits your group size and luggage storage needs.

2. Exit on the level:

a. Riders requesting uberX, uberXL, and UberSELECT should meet

their driver upstairs on the Departures level in the "Rideshare

Pickup" zone.

b. Riders requesting UberBLACK or those in the International

Terminal (5) should meet their driver downstairs on the Arrivals

level.

3. Confirm your location by entering your terminal and door number so your

driver knows where to find you.

Uber from Midway ($40 to Naperville, slightly cheaper than American Taxi)

1. Request when you’re ready to walk outside and choose a ride option that

suits your group size and luggage storage needs.

2. Exit on the level:

a. Riders requesting uberX, uberXL, and UberSELECT at MDW

should meet their driver upstairs on the departures level. Exit

through door 1.

b. Riders requesting UberBLACK or UberSUV, must meet their driver

downstairs on the arrivals level.

3. Confirm your location by entering your terminal and door number so your

driver knows where to find you.

Car Rental

The suburbs are difficult to get around without a car, so consider renting a car

from $36/day (without gas) from:

• Hertz

• Enterprise

• Avis

• National

Driving Directions from O’Hare to Saint Margaret Mary

1. Take I-190 E for 0.8 mi.

2. Take I-294 S and I-88 W to Maple Ave in Downers Grove. Take the Maple

Ave exit from I-355 S. (20.4 mi)

3. Continue on Maple Ave. Drive to Green Trails Dr

Driving Directions from Midway to Saint Margaret Mary

1. Get on I-55 S in Stickney (2.6 mi)

2. Continue on I-55 S to Woodridge. Take the 75th St exit from I-355 N (19.8

mi)

3. Continue on 75th St. Drive to Green Trails Dr

Restaurants

Lou Malnati’s

3.2 miles from church

131 West Jefferson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540

Tel 630-717-0700

https://www.loumalnatis.com/naperville-downtown

Maggiano’s

3.4 miles from church

1847 Freedom Dr, Naperville, IL 60563-5701

Tel 630-536-2270

http://locations.maggianos.com/illinois/naperville/1847-freedom-drive/

Schmaltz Deli

3.0 miles from church

1512 N Naper Blvd #152, Naperville, IL 60563

Tel 630-245-7595

http://schmaltzdeli.com/wp/

Egg Harbor Cafe

3.2 miles from church

175 Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5321

Tel 630-548-1196

http://www.eggharborcafe.com/location/naperville/

Butterfield’s Pancake House

3.0 Miles from church

1504 N Naper Blvd, Naperville, IL 60563-1520

Tel 630-955-0950

http://www.butterfieldsrestaurants.com/locations/naperville

 

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp

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