Lyle J. Warwas age 88, longtime resident of Nashwauk, MN passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. He was born May 25, 1933 to Raymond and Frieda (Knap) Warwas in Pennington, MN. Lyle was joined in marriage to Nora Erickson in 1954 in Bemidji, following their marriage they moved to Nashwauk. Lyle started work at Hanna Mining at the age of 18, he worked as a heavy equipment operator something he referred to as a “cat skinner.” Lyle enjoyed fishing, hunting, cutting down trees and just spending time in the woods. He was a member of the Stump Jumpers Snowmobile Club, Lyle was also a member of Nashwauk Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Nora Warwas, Nashwauk, MN, children, David Warwas, Nashwauk, MN, Pam Warwas, Grand Rapids, MN, Carol (Curtis) Foss, Bovey, MN, Arlinda (Dustin) Gayhart, Nashwauk, MN, brother, Philip Warwas, Bovey, MN, grandchildren, Daryl Warwas, Jamie (Sam) Ready, Shaun Warwas, Justine (Tyler) Cormier, Cody (Tisha) Gayhart, Jesse Gayhart, 12 greatgrandchildren, many extended relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and 5 siblings. A memorial service will be held 11 am Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Nashwauk Lutheran Church in Nashwauk.
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