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VERNON CARL HEINZ I, 73 POPLAR GROVE - Vernon Carl Heinz I, 73, of Poplar Grove passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at his residence. Vernon was born on March 24, 1940, in Arlington Heights, IL, the son of Vernon H. and Gladys Amanda Moeller Heinz. Vernon married Beverly Krambeer on May 16, 1964. Vernon worked for Peko Tile in Palatine for over 20 years, and was a Veteran of the Marine Corps. Vernon loved to make things out of wood and was an avid woodworker; he collected John Deere Tractors and loved model trains and model cars. Vernon is survived by his wife, Beverly; children, Debra (Rick) Kelley, Vernon C. Heinz II, Susan (Steve) Miller and Shelley (John) Acker; his mother; six grandchildren; and cousin, Glenn Beer. Vernon was preceded in death by his father. A service to celebrate Vernon's life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road in Machesney Park; visitation will be from 12 noon on Saturday until time of service. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Military Honors by the Marine Corps. Condolences may be sent to the family at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.


Published in Rockford Register Star from July 18 to July 19, 2013
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