Kathleen Margaret Verner passed away at the age of 70 on May 4, 2013. Kathleen was born on November 30, 1942 in Richmond, California to Carl and Katherine Bridges. She attended El Cerrito High School in El Cerrito. Kathleen married the love of her life, John Verner, June 29, 1969. They made Stockton their home in 1976. They were married for 39 years until John passed in 2009. She served as a director on the board for Pacific State Bank and co-founded Verner Construction with her husband in 1976. Kathleen was an active member of the Boys and Girls Club of Stockton for many years. She loved her family dearly and was dedicated to caring for them.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her loving husband, John T. Verner, her parents, Carl and Katherine Bridges, and sons, Merle Scott and Forrest Verner. She is survived by her 2 sons, Tony Verner and John T. Verner II, and several grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Friends and family are invited to attend funeral services for Kathleen at 11 am Friday, May 10, 2013 in the Chapel of Flowers at Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 & Harney Ln., Lodi. Entombment will be private in the Sierra View Mausoleum at Cherokee Memorial Park, the resting place of her husband. Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements. Please sign the online guestbook at www.cherokeememorial.com