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Vernon W. Heatwole PDF Print
Monday, December 02, 2013 9:00 PM

June 15, 1927-Dec. 2, 2013

Vernon W. Heatwole, 86, of Delphos, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday morning.

He was born June 15, 1927, in Elida to William and Dora (Powell) Heatwole, who preceded him in death.

On Aug. 5, 1948, he married Miriam Brunk, who survives in Delphos.

Survivors also include his son, Michael (Deb) Heatwole of Elida; four daughters, Lavonne (Jerry) Simpson of Gainsville, Fla., Joan (John) Gerig of Medford, Ore., Shirley (Sam) Whitt of Lima and Jan (Dick) Warrington of Columbus Grove; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Virgil, Raymond and Lewis Heatwole; sisters, Alma Hartzler and Grace Heatwole; and granddaughter, Shannon Whitt.

A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. Tim Thurston officiating. Burial will be at Pike Mennonite Cemetery in Elida.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

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