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Warren James Kale

June 21, 1925 ~ September 22, 2019 (age 94)


East Palestine- Warren James Kale, age 94, of East Palestine, died on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Windsor House at Parkside Health Care Center, Columbiana.

He was born on June 21, 1925 in Enon Valley, PA., a son of the late Bryon and Gladys Haskins Kale.

Warren was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served in both WWII and the Korean War.  He had worked as a master mechanic with the Local 66 Operating Engineers and enjoyed golfing.  He was a member of the East Palestine Masonic Lodge #417 F&AM, East Palestine Eagles FOE #1506, East Palestine Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #467 and the East Palestine VFW Edward L. McGuckin Post #4579.


He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Lois Knepp Kale, whom he married on June 24, 1946; a daughter, Christine (Richard) Leblanc of Montgomery, TX., and a son, James (Rebecca) Kale of Columbiana.  Also surviving are five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Warren was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce McKinney; sister, Shirley Eggleston; two brothers, Richard and William Kale, and by a grandson, David Kale.

The family will receive friends and relatives on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine.  Military honors will be accorded by the East Palestine honor guard.

Services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, Rogers.

Donations may be made in Warren’s memory to: Angels for Animals, 4750 S Range Rd., Canfield, OH 44406.

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September 26, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home
60 West Martin Street
East Palestine, OH 44413

Funeral Service
September 26, 2019

11:00 AM
Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home
60 West Martin Street
East Palestine, OH 44413


Angels For Animals
4750 South Range Rd., Canfiled OH 44406

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