HELENA Kenneth Joseph Verdon, 49, of Helena, a certified public accountant and a former hospital administrator, died following a long illness Sunday, January 20, in Helena.
A memorial service is 11 a.m. Friday at Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home, 3750 N. Montana Ave.
Mr. Verdon was born in Libby, and he moved to Helena as a junior in high school, graduating from Helena High School in 1981. He graduated from the University of Montana in 1985, with a degree in accounting.
He started his career as an auditor specializing in the Medicare program and worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana. He later was employed in accounting and finance at hospitals in Montana, Idaho, Nevada and New Mexico.
Mr. Verdon was an avid sports fan, especially devoted to the University of Montana Grizzlies, and followed the Minnesota Vikings football team.
He is survived by his mother, Elaine Verdon of Helena; a sister, Lexie Verdon Barr of Virginia; brothers Robert and Tim of Texas and Mike of Missoula.
His father, Paul Verdon, died in February 2012.
The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, that contributions be made to the University of Montana or a
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