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October 4, 2007

WARREN L. FORQUER
(2/21/1943 – 9/28/2007)



Warren Lloyd “Corky” Forquer, 64 of Gorin, Missouri died Friday, September 28, 2007 from injuries received in a house fire.

“Corky” was born in Wyaconda, Clark County Missouri on February 21, 1943 to Walter Eugene and Juanita Lucille Murphy Forquer. He was a graduate of the LaHarpe High School in LaHarpe, Illinois. He served in the U.S. Army enlisting October 26, 1966 and was discharged June 13, 1970. He was a combat medic during the Vietnam War and a member of the Burlington V.F.W..

He married DeeAnn Leon Dickenson at Burlington, Iowa on September 22, 2000.

Corky was a route salesman for the Anderson Magazine Distributors in Monmouth, Illinois. He retired in 2005 and moved to Gorin, Missouri.

Survivors include his wife of Gorin, Missouri; a daughter, Cheryl Capps of Burlington, Iowa and a son, Adam Forquer of Mount Pleasant , Iowa; four brothers; Jim Forquer of Canton, Illinois, Gary Forquer of Blandinsville, Illinois, Terry Forquer and Henry Forquer of New London, Iowa and a sister Nedra Casady of Oxford, Mississippi and his parents-in-law Beverly and Douglas Dickenson of Burlington, Iowa; a step-daughter Megan Lemon of Burlington, Iowa and a step-son, Patrick Robinson of Burlington, Iowa; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a step-son.

Cremation has been accorded. As an expression of sympathy, a memorial may be given to the family. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 6, 2007 at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Gorin, Missouri at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Leland Oliver will officiate.

Memorials may be left at or mailed to the Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555. Online condolence may be sent to mmphisfh@nemr.net.

Memphis Funeral Home is caring for the Forquer family.


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