Warren Lee Marti went to be with Jesus on Monday, November 5, 2012. Visitation was Saturday, Nov. 10 with the funeral following at 3:30 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 805 Rosewood Ln. Alexandria. Arrangements were with the Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. www.andersonfuneral.net.
Warren was born March 1, 1938 to Elden and Gladys Marti (Petermann) in Sleepy Eye. He graduated from Sleepy Eye High School and served in the army following graduation. Warren was married to Nereda Niemuth on August 3, 1963. They farmed while operating the Sleepy Eye Bus Lines for 15 years and Marti Farm Center in New Ulm for five years. He also served on various church boards and on the founding board of Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School for six years. In 1988 they moved to Alexandria, where he worked until retirement in 2010 for Overholt Insurance and RCIS as Marti Crop Insurance Agency.
Warren is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Nereda; daughter, Beth (Randy) Gauger; son, Gregg (Nikki), and grandchildren Michael, Melissa, Dylan and Tatum, brothers Ralph (Ruth), David (Nancy) and many nieces and nephews.