Ronnie Gene WarrenRonnie Gene Warren, 59, of Bovey, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 2, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Ronnie Gene Warren, 59, of Bovey, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 2, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born May 25, 1953, in Park Rapids, Minn., he was the son of Wesley and Phyllis (Parks) Warren. After his mother’s death when he was 5, he went to live with his Uncle and Aunt, Ivan and Jean Parks in Pengilly. Ronnie was a 1972 graduate of Greenway High School. He had worked at J. & L. Steel, Northern Ductile, Loram Maintenance, Trout Post & Pole, and Waste Management. Ronnie was a member of the Greenway Snowmobile Club and a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Grand Rapids. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, snowmobiling, motorcycle riding, and going to concerts. He played league foosball and pool most of his adult life, and loved spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis and Wesley Warren; his foster parents, Ivan and Jean Parks; a brother, Lonnie; a sister, Colleen Griffin; and a step-grandson, Michael Keske.
Survivors include his wife, Carol; sons, Jeremy Warren of Fargo, N.D., Shawn (Heather) Warren, Eric Warren, and Chad Warren, all of Hibbing; and a daughter, Jennifer Poore of Marble; stepsons, Steven (Kassandra) Keske of Marble and Ronald (Brenda) Keske of Grand Rapids; a stepdaughter, Vicki Keske of Grand Rapids; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry Warren of Balsam and Gary (Barb) Warren of Coleraine; and a sister, Janice (Ron) Benson of Klamath Falls, Ore.
Visitation: 6–8 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine and will continue from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Thursday, June 7, in the Grand Rapids United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine.
To sign the online guest register, please go to: petersonfuneralchapelofcoleraine.com.
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