Age 64, died peacefully at home on Thursday June 13, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born on April 7, 1949 in Beaver Dam, WI, the son of William and Bernice (Dysktra) Minnema. His early life and schooling were in Randolph, WI. Warren was an electrician and owner of W & M Electric. On August 29, 1995 he married Joan Sokolowski in Ironwood, MI and later moved to Park Falls. Warren lived life fully and spent many hours hunting, fishing, and enjoying sports. He loved his children and grandchildren deeply and always made time for family and friends, especially with a good cup of coffee. If love bound us to this earth Warren would have never left.
He is survived by:
his wife Joan of Park Falls
Luke Minnema of Park Falls,
Paula Henke of Princeton, WI,
Julie (Todd) Boelter,
Joe (Tonya) Minnema,
Pete (Patti) Minnema all from Markesan, WI
Ben (Kelly) Minnema of Park Falls,
Shawn (Krista) Synkelma of Oshkosh, WI
Winston and Jordan Henke,
Philip, Josh and Kaylynn Rohde,
Mattison and Gavin Boelter,
Levi, Mia Minnema
Hunter, Hailey & Dawson Minnema,
Claire, Carter, and Carlie Synkelma.
Howard (Evie) Minnema of Waupun, WI
Bill (Theresa) Minnema of Fox Lake, WI
Jim Minnema of Middleton, WI
Dan Minnema of Janesville, WI
Wanda Listau of Cambria, WI
Diane (Gary) Moldenhauer, North Myrtle Beach, SC
and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Charlene Paul and brother-in-law Dick Paul.
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday June 15, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Funeral Home in Park Falls. Rev. John A. Dietz will officiate.
A gathering of family and friends will be held that the funeral home from 10:00 am until the hour of service.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.