Services Celebrating the Life of Grace M. (Unger) Warner, 91, of Saint Cloud will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Saint Cloud. Reverend Barbara Winter Martin will officiate and burial will take place in Northstar cemetery following the service. Grace passed away Wednesday evening with family at her side. There will be a visitation from 4:00-8:00 PM Monday evening at the funeral home and again after 10:00 AM until the time of service Tuesday morning. Arrangements are being made with Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Saint Cloud.
Grace was born June 26, 1923 to Peter and Helen (Nickel) Unger in Grand Forks, ND. She was raised with three siblings and graduated from Scappoose Union High School in OR. Grace travelled throughout her early life, living in such places as North Dakota, Oregon, California, Florida, Illinois, and Wisconsin before ending up in Minnesota. She spent a year working as a typist for the Army-Air Force in CA before working for a cap and gown company in Illinois. Grace married Rodney Warner on December 23, 1943 and together they raised five children. Later in her life, she worked as a home daycare provider for about ten years. Grace and Rod were members of the American Tree Farm Association and she was a former member of a local gardening club. She also was a contributing member of the Stearns County Historical Museum. Grace loved being outdoors, gardening, fishing, and the family cabin in Backus. She cherished the time spent with her family.
Grace is survived by her children Karen Ulans, Herndon, VA; Stephen (Anita) Warner, Arden Hills; Daniel (Kathy) Warner, Eagan; Dennis (Tammy Anhalt-Warner) Warner, Clearwater; her siblings Jacqueline Mitchael, Oregon City, OR; Peter James Unger, Beaverton, OR; Robert John Unger, Rainier, OR; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; and many other family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents Peter and Helen, her husband Rod who passed away in 1991, and her son Jeffrey in 1960.
Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society – P.O. Box 7594, St. Cloud, MN 56302 (http://www.munsingerclemens.com)
Schedule and Information
There will be a visitation from 4:00-8:00 PM Monday evening at the funeral home and again after 10:00 AM until the time of service Tuesday morning.
Miller-Carlin Funeral Home Saint Cloud
Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society P.O. Box 7594, St. Cloud, MN 56302 (http://www.munsingerclemens.com)