Obituary and Service Information for Warren Lorella

Lorella, Warren

Date: Monday, February 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Monday, February 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Shepherd Hills Cemetery, Barnhart, Missouri

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Canines In Crisis, 13976 Klondike Road, DeSoto, Missouri 63020

Warren Lon "Wally" Lorella, 92 of Festus entered into rest February 5, 2015 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital in Festus. He had worked as a cutter at Curlee Clothing Co and had owned an antique shop in St Louis; he was a WW II U.S. Army veteran. With the help of good friend and partner, Jay Kress, built a house in Antonia and through the years restored several apartments and homes in South St Louis. In 1960 they bought a farm at 5137 Glade Chapel Rd, Hillsboro and built a new home, barns and developed gardens which is known as Kress Farm Garden Preserve. In 1998, with the help of many friends, formed the Kress Farm Garden Club. In 2000 the farm was donated to Kress Farm Garden Club with Wally having built and donated the new Club House. Born August 18, 1922, in Chicago, IL, to the late Lon and Mary (Walgreen) Lorella.

Wally is survived by his life partner of 57 years, Jacob "Jay" Kress; and many friends.

Deacon Jerry Stoverink will officiate service.


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