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Vernon L. Sharick

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Vernon L. Sharick St. Johns Vernon L. Sharick died Friday, February 21, 2014 at the age of 99. He was born July 27, 1914 in Metamora, IL the son of Frank and Helen (Coder) Sharick. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in St. Johns, a Navy Veteran of WWII and member of D. A. V. Vern was an active member of Lions International for over 65 years. He was the last Charter Member of the St. Johns Lions Club holding several officer positions at the local and state level and was a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow Award, the highest award from Lions International. Vern was a retired electrician from General Motors (Oldsmobile) and was a part time school bus driver for St. Johns Public Schools. He married Dawn Moore in November of 1940 and she preceded him in death in January 1980. In December 1982 he married Helen Johnson and she preceded him in death in January 2004. He was also predeceased by two sisters, Esther Bachman and Dorothy Slagell and one brother Milton. Surviving are two daughters, Bonnie Wisdom of Tucson, AZ and Nancy (Ralph) Ramsdill of Portage, MI; three grandchildren, Sharicka (Matt) Willett of AZ, Dawn and Donald Ramsdill of Portage, MI; two great grandchildren; a brother, Clayton of Mesa, AZ and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 12:00 p.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014 at First United Methodist Church 200 E. State St. Johns with Pastor Ellen Zienert officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends 4:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday, February 26 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns. Memorials may be made to St. Johns Lions Club or First United Methodist Church.

Published in Lansing State Journal from Feb. 25 to Mar. 2, 2014
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