Warren Joseph Britz

August 1st, 1950 to January 3rd, 2022

Warren Joseph Britz, 71, of Wales Twp., died on Monday, January 3, 2022.

He was born August 1,1950 in Marine City to the late Alvin and Lottie Britz.

He married Gail Somerville on December 19, 1972 and she preceded him in death on September 12, 1983. He married Lorine Mays Duty on October 7, 1984.

Warren had a love for tools and enjoyed tinkering in his garage, affectionately known as, “Warren’s Hardware”. He enjoyed playing guitar and liked listening to music and watching action movies. He loved his children and grandchildren dearly.

He is survived by his wife, Lorine; children, Christina (Ted) Hernandez, Eric Britz (Fiance’ Kate Jimenez), Janel (Doug) Steward and Patrick Odett; grandchildren, Jonathan (Alyssa) Jackson, Rebecca (Aaron) Gunn, Alaric Mills, Jessica (Adam) Wing, Jacob (Jordan) Woodward, Allie Woodward, Brandon and Bryan Holeton, Joseph and Jordan Steward and Ryleigh Odett; four great-grandchildren, Kiera and Kassandra Gunn, Elijah Jackson and Jackson Woodward; and many other "children" and "grandchildren" who Warren loved; son-in-law, Mike Holeton; brother-in-law, Kenneth Plagens; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Holeton; twin granddaughters; and sister, Margaret Plagens.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Life in Christ Fellowship, 950 Wadhams Road, St. Clair with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Jim Achatz will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Arrangements are by Marysville Funeral Home. To send condolences, visit



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