Michael was born January 8, 1951, in Bertha to Raymond & Ann (Peters) Warner. After graduation Michael attended the Staples Technical School for mechanics; later specializing in diesel mechanics. On April 26, 1975, Michael married Sandy Van Beck at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Greenwald. He worked as a diesel mechanic and truck driver for many years. Michael enjoyed tractors, going to tractor pulls, attending the car races, playing cards, going to the family farm and especially spending time with his grandson.
Michael is survived by his wife Sandy, son David, grandson Christian, siblings: John & Paul Warner of Long Prairie and Judy Warner of St. Cloud.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents and brother Kenneth.