Obituary: Iver Eric Warren

Feb. 22, 1953 – Feb. 26, 2019 

Iver Eric Warren, 66, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully at home.

He was born in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of the late Robert and Laverne (Voagen) Warren. The family moved to Wisconsin, and Iver graduated from high school in Madison in 1970. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison before attending and graduating with a degree in history from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1976. Iver and Kathleen were united in marriage on May 19, 1979, at St. Joseph’s Church in Rhinelander. 

Iver worked as an airline captain for American Airlines for 30 years before retiring in 2012. He and Kathy were active members of the Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church. Iver enjoyed fishing, golfing, traveling, sailing, painting, riding motorcycles and talking politics. He was a dedicated family man who loved to spend time with those he loved.

Iver will be missed by his wife of nearly 40 years, Kathy; children, Kirk Warren, Erika (AJ) Dahlstrom, and Evan Warren, all of Green Bay; siblings, Cheryl (F. James) Sensenbrenner, Gregg (Mary Kay) Warren, Lyle Warren, and Tara Warren; as well as many aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Laverne Warren; sister Treiva Warren Livesey; and aunts and uncles.

A funeral service to honor Iver’s life will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, March 3, at Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church, with Pastor David Leistra officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, March 2, 5-7 pm, at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay and will continue at the church on Sunday, March 3, 1-1:50 pm.

Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos of Iver can be shared with his family through his tribute page at

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