Barry Lee Warren, age 75, passed away November 12, 2019 at the Homestead House in Owatonna. Memorial service will be 11:30 AM Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Brick Meger Funeral Home, with interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the memorial service at the funeral home starting at 10:30 AM.
Barry was born September 27, 1944 to parents Nels and Catherine (McQuarie) Warren in Marshall, MN. He attended Hayfield High School. He married Karen Kay Knutson on April 16, 1966, at St. Joseph Church Owatonna. Barry was a welder for several area companies including Wenger, King Company, and most recently retiring from the Gandy Company in 2007.
In his spare time Barry still welded many works ranging from kennels to ice houses he had a real passion for working with metal. A passion he taught to his grandson Justin. He also enjoyed fishing and caring for animals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. Barry is survived by his wife, of 53 years, Karen; children, Michele (Jesse) Parker, Suffolk, VA, Jodi Warren-Michal, Virginia Beach, VA, Sherry (fiancé Dale Fisher) Warren-Albert, Owatonna, Wendy (Chuck) Smith, Rochester, MN, Lindsey (Justin) Krause, Red Wing, MN; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorials are preferred to the Homestead Hospice House: Patient Care Fund.
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