Verna G. (Shepard) Schweitzer (1950 - 2016)

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INDEPENDENCE – Verna G. Schweitzer, 65, of Independence, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at the V.F.W. Post 2440, Independence.
Survivors include her husband, Sam; son, Adam (Mellisa) Schweitzer; and daughter, Jennifer (John) Bell, all of Independence; grandchildren, Alex Carlson, Olivia Siglin, and Alexis Schweitzer.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Verna Gail Shepherd was born Nov. 29, 1950 in Little Rock, Ark. the daughter of Clyde and Versa (Henning) Shepherd. She served in the U.S. Marines Corps.
On Dec. 22, 1970, she married Samuel Schweitzer in Twenty Nine Palms, Calif.
She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.
Online condolences may be left at www.iowacremation.com under "obituaries".
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal on Feb. 20, 2016