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Obituary- Jon E. Verner

Jon E. Verner
11-23-1937 ~ 1-22-2011

    Jon E. Verner, 73, passed away Jan. 22, 2011.  Survived by his wife of 38 years, Priscilla (Dratter) Verner; sister, Joyce (Max) Fluckinger of Grand Junction; numerous nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by his son, Jay Verner in Oct. 2007; parents, Gustav and Esther Verner; brother, Joel Verner and sister, Marilyn Huntzinger.  Jon was born Nov. 23, 1937, in Laramie, Wyo. He served two years in the U.S. Army. He retired from the U.S. Forest Service as a wildlife biologist and at the time of his death worked for Sports Authority.
    Viewing was from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Christ the King Church, 1708 Horseshoe Dr., Pueblo, CO with Msgr. Thomas Adrians as celebrant. 
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