December 15, 2018

Vernon R. Warren

Died Nov. 7, 2017


Vernon Robert Warren, 64, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at his home in West Branch. He had lived in West Branch for most of his life.

Vern was born May 31, 1953, in Roscommon County to James and Caroline (Dankert) Warren. He married Bonnie Zettle in West Branch on Sept. 28, 1974. Vern was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, making toboggans, tinkering on engines in his garage, spending time at the family cabin in the UP and spending time with his family and friends in his garage.

Vern is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Bonnie Warren of West Branch; daughter, Brandy (Kurt Trout) Warren of West Branch; father, James Warren of West Branch; brothers, Tony (Kathy) Warren of Pinconning, Michael (Connie) Warren of Rose City and Russel (Ginger) Warren of West Branch; sisters-in-law, Trudy McDaniels of West Branch and Tena (Richard) Troyer of Luzerne; brother-in-law, Tom (Caren) Zettle of West Branch; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Caroline Warren; and sidekick, Abby Jo.

A memorial service will be held at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. with visitation starting at 10 a.m. The Rev. Tim Dibble will officiate.

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