ESCANABA - Warren H. Nye, 62, former Escanaba resident passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in Oklahoma. He was born Aug. 16, 1950, in Escanaba and was the son of Herman and Birgit Nye.
Warren graduated from Escanaba High School in 1968 and then attended and graduated from Northern Michigan University. He was employed at the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, later he taught school in Escanaba and most-recently taught school in Arizona. Warren was a member of the Christ the King Lutheran Church, he enjoyed hockey, baseball, hiking and coaching baseball. One of Warren's great joys in life was playing baseball with his grandchildren and nieces. Warren H. Nye is survived by: daughters, Liz (Scott) Hampton of Oklahoma, Kim (Ernesto) Fernandez of Oklahoma; five grandchildren, Olivia Hampton, Sydney Hampton, Adriana Fernandez, Jeremiah Fernandez and Caleb Fernandez; niece, Tammy (Rob) Jensen of Escanaba; great-nieces, Stacey, Courtney and Mackenzie Jensen and Morgan Blake; aunt, Marion Nye of Escanaba; sister-in-law, Betty (Jim) LaVigne of Escanaba and several cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Wally Nye and nephew, Jerry Nye.
Warren H. Nye
Funeral services celebrating the life of Warren H. Nye will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov.26, 2012, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Escanaba with Rev. Chris Johnson officiating.
A luncheon will be served following the funeral services in the church fellowship hall. Burial will take place in Gardens of Rest Cemetery. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomes.net.