VERNA SCHMIDT, 90
Dunnellon - Verna Schmidt Towner, 90, of Dunnellon, died Monday, December 23, 2013 at her residence. She was born February 24, 1923 in Melvin, Iowa to the late Peter and Clara (Ramsey) Schmidt.
Mrs. Towner was a Operator Supervisor with the telephone company and loved traveling and dogs. Her family and friends loved her deeply and will truly miss her.
She was predeceased by husband Harold Towner; sisters Velma Neleigh and Maxine Schmidt; and step daughter Patricia Peters.
Surviving family includes her step-granddaughter Devon Ferdon and step-grandson Michael Peters; step-great granddaughters Sydni Peters and Jenna Ferdon; step-son John Tower; step-daughters Pamela Davis, Janeth Koehler, Cornelia Fader, and Gail Gibson.
A Memorial Funeral Service, celebrating her life, will be conducted on Monday, December 30th, 6:00 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home Chapel, 19939 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon (352-489-2429).
The family suggests memorial contributions, in her memory, to
, Marion County Unit, 2201 SE 30th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471 (352-629-4727)
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Roberts Funeral Home in Dunnellon.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2013