Marie Emma Warwas (Fay)

Marie Emma Warwas (Fay), went to be with the Lord September 6th 2019 at Oak Hill Assisted Living in Grand Rapids, MN.

Marie was born on September 18th, 1931 to Leslie and Christina Fay in Bemidji Minnesota. She lost her mom at a very young age and was raised by her aunt and uncles. She married Wayne Warwas April 2nd, 1950 and soon moved away to a little town called Nashwauk, where Wayne started work as a miner.

Marie was a home maker. When she was a very active member in the community and the Nashwauk Lutheran Church. She was involved in a church circle group and volunteered at the church for funerals, quilt making, making soap and many other events.

She loved picking berries and always had pies, jelly and desserts from her picking. She loved to cook and have all the family over. She always had enough for everyone, even those surprise visitors who were always welcome. She is a very special lady and will be dearly missed.

She was proceeded in death by her by her husband Wayne, of 61 years, brother John Fay, son Ron, daughter Karen and son Roger.

Surviving family includes Margaret (Don) Strom, Barbara Karnes (Lonnie) and Don (Lynn) Warwas and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and gr.-great-grandchildren.

Visitation: 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at Nashwauk Alliance Church, 825 1st St, Nashwauk, MN 55769. Pastor John Weiher officiating. Interment in Nashwauk Cemetery. Please see online family guestbook at www.andrews-libbeyfh.com. Arrangements by Andrews-Libbey Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 218-326-4000.