Vernon Goergen

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Vernon H. Goergen

1934 2014

Vernon H. Goergen, 80, of Kenosha, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Manor Care.

He was born on Jan. 25, 1934, to the late John and Lavera (Bambrough) Goergen in Kenosha. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha.

Vernon entered the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged on April 17, 1956.

Vernon married Wanda Carroll Pfeiffer on July 23, 1982 in Kenosha.

Vernon worked at MacWhyte Wire & Rope for 44 years. He was a member of UAW Local #960.

Vernon enjoyed camping, traveling and bowling.

Vernon is survived by his wife, Wanda; his children, Ted (Kay) Goergen of Kenosha, Mike (Laura) Goergen of Pittsville, Katherine Bergernon of Loyal, Wis., Roxane Rocky Goergen of Gridley, Calif., Ron (Jill) Pfeiffer of Pleasant Prairie, and Rhonda (Kevin) Murdoch of New Paris, Ind.; his siblings, Ron (Elaine) Goergen of Kenosha, Joy Hudson of Mason, Ariz., and John (Pamela) Goergen II of Racine; his 22 grandchildren, his seven great grandchildren and a brother-in-law, Raymond Skip Nelson of Iola, Wis.

He is preceded in death by three sons, Joe Goergen, Francis Goergen and Randy Pfeiffer and a sister, Bonnie Rae.

A Memorial Service for Vernon will be held on Friday, June 27, at 2 p.m. at the Bruch Funeral Home. Full Military Honors will follow. Visitation will be held on Friday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials would be appreciated to Hospice Alliance.

Bruch Funeral Home

3503 Roosevelt Road

Kenosha, WI 53142


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