|(Tuesday - December
01, 2020) - Wayne O. Warner, age 72, of Iron Mountain, passed away on
Monday, November 30, at the Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal
Wayne was born on July 10, 1948, in Wayne County,
Michigan, son of the late Donald and Madeline (Degiorgio) Warner. He
grew up in Birmingham. He was united in marriage to Stella Komar on
February 14, 1985, in Detroit. Following marriage, they lived in
Detroit, where he worked at U Haul rental for five years before moving
to Iron Mountain in 1985. Wayne owned and operated Pro Kleen in
Kingsford from 1985 until 2015. Wayne also owned and operated Smokey
River Outfitters in Quinnesec for eight years, retiring in 2013.
Wayne enjoyed many hobbies, including hunting with the bow and rifle,
fishing, golfing, country dancing, his speed boat, sailing; and was
especially proud of his car collection and toured many car shows.
He will be missed by his family and numerous friends.
Survivors include his loving wife of 35 years, Stella Warner; one son,
Ronald (Amy) Pratt of Iron Mountain; three daughters, Michelle (Jim)
Cayer of Escanaba, Nicole (Chad) Wocelka of Crivitz and Jennifer (Rob)
Knauf of Bark River; one brother, Donald (Jacky) Warner of Rochester
Hills, Michigan; one sister, Dona (Larry) Ridenour of Oxford, Michigan,
and their daughter, Laurie (Jeff) Vitale of Rochester Hills; eleven
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
Per Wayne's wishes family and friends will gather on
Friday, December 11, at 11:00 AM at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron
Mountain where a funeral procession will leave immediately and pass a
few of Wayne's special places. The procession will end at his home on
the eastside of Iron Mountain.
You may leave a condolence or
tribute for Wayne's family online at:
The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services
of Iron Mountain to honor Wayne's legacy of life.