Vernon Scribner

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Waterloo - Vernon E. Scribner, 92 years old, of Waterloo, Iowa, died at his home on Friday, October 15, 2010, following a long illness. He was born on May 18, 1918, in Janesville, Iowa, the son of Glen Allen and Hannah Theresa (Miller) Scribner. He attended school in Waterloo, Iowa. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. On August 28, 1943, he and the former Mary Alice Snyder were married at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They farmed near Waterloo, Lawler, and Independence until retiring in 1998. Mr. Scribner was also an agricultural truck driver. He enjoyed raising and working with Arabian horses. He also was a hobbyist woodworker. He attended the First Baptist Church in Independence.
Scribner is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary, 3 daughters, Susan (Robert) Smith of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Sheila Scribner of Des Moines, Iowa, and Sheri (Norman) Klein of Altoona, Iowa, and 1 son, Kenneth (Mary) Scribner of Ocala, Florida. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Jeffrey (Teresa) Smith, Karin Linkin, and Sydney Scribner, 3 great grandchildren, Melissa (Michael) Shaw, Zachary Smith, and Trever Linkin, 1 great great granddaughter, McKinley Sue Shaw, and 1 sister, Erma Solkiewicz of Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 infant grandson, Michael Smith, 3 sisters, Katherine Scribner, Alzina Renner, and Esther Cole, and 4 brothers, Clarence Scribner, Charles Scribner, Howard Scribner, and Francis Scribner.
Grave side services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 18, 2010, at the Hazleton Cemetery in Hazleton, Iowa, with Dr. David A. Larson officiating. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Jeff Smith, Teresa Smith, Karin Linkin, Syndney Scribner, Melissa Shaw, Michael Shaw, Zachary Smith, Trever Linkin and McKinley Sue Shaw.
White Funeral Home of Independence is in charge of arrangements. Friends may call for visitation from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17th, at the funeral home. A Memorial Fund has been established. On line condolences may be left at
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 18 to Oct. 21, 2010
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