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Vernon R. Stark

February 15, 1925 April 12, 2018
Vernon R. Stark
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Obituary for Vernon R. Stark

Vernon R. Stark, age 93 of Savage entered eternal life on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his home.
Vernon was born on February 15, 1925 in Springfield, MN, the son of Ernest and Lydia (Bast) Stark. He married Phyllis Knopf on January 11, 1947 in Minneapolis. Vernon worked as a master electrician for Silgan Containers and Green Giant for many years.
Vernon proudly served in the United States Navy during WWII. He was a member of the VFW and the Dan Patch American Legion Post 643. Vernon liked woodworking, fishing, reading, playing dominoes and cards, especially UNO. He also liked setting jigsaw puzzles and even completed setting a 3-D puzzle. Vernon cherished his family and friends and getting together with his breakfast buddies and exercise class groups. He always looked forward to the annual trip to Duluth with visits to Little Angie’s for margaritas and quality time with family.
Vernon is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis; parents, Ernest and Lydia; brothers, LeRoy, Leonard, Melvin and Floyd.
He is survived by his daughters, Carol (Jim) Jones, Linda Stearns, Jean (Reed) Bornholdt and Ellen (Shawn) Sullivan; grandchildren, Nathan, Mathew, Sara, Joseph, James, Adam, Megan, Timothy, Michael and Richard; great-grandchildren, Ian, Isaac, Alex, Anna, Charlee Rae and Evan; many nieces, nephews and friends.


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Visitation

Thursday

19

Apr

11:00 AM 4/19/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 4/19/2018 11:45:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

4625 West 125th Street
Savage, Minnesota 55378

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
4625 West 125th Street Savage 55378 Minnesota
United States

Service

Thursday

19

Apr

12:00 PM 4/19/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

4625 West 125th Street
Savage, Minnesota 55378

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
4625 West 125th Street Savage 55378 Minnesota
United States

Graveside

Thursday

19

Apr

1:45 PM 4/19/2018 1:45:00 PM
Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 34th Avenue
South Minneapolis, MN 55450

Assembly Area #2

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue South Minneapolis 55450 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fort Snelling National Cemetery Final Resting Place

7601 34th Avenue
South Minneapolis, MN 55450

7601 34th Avenue South Minneapolis 55450 MN
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

4625 West 125th Street
Savage, Minnesota 55378
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