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Vernete A. Kivisto

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Vernete A. Kivisto Obituary
VERNETTE A. KIVISTO entered eternal life on Monday, September 15, 2014 in Lancaster, California. Vernette was one of many children born to parents Asa and Anna Spicer. She was born in Riverton, Minnesota and was raised in Deerwood. It was in Deerwood she met Norman Kivisto. They fell in love, married and moved to Crosby Beach where they built their own home. Together they had six children. The family moved to Eagle Mountain, California in 1965 where their children attended school. Vernette and Norman moved to Hemet, CA in 1981. Norman passed in 1986 after 48 years of marriage and Vernette has lived mostly in Hemet since. She lived in Lancaster for a few years to be closer to family. Vernette was a caring person that loved being a homemaker. She took pride in her home and enjoyed entertaining others. She loved to dance and did so several nights a week in Hemet. She liked sewing and crocheting and made many nice things over the years. She and her husband Norman enjoyed going on cruises and traveling together. They made many trips back to Minnesota together. Vernette was preceded in death by her husband Norman; her sons Bernard and Gary Kivisto; and her daughter Renee. She is survived by her sons Dale and Dan Kivisto; her daughter Janice Kivisto; 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Vernette's life will be celebrated at 11 AM, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the Hemet Valley Mortuary in Hemet, CA. Her committal services will be held at Lakewood Cemetery in Irondale Township, Crosby, Minnesota, at a later date. www.hemetvalleymortuary.com

Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 21, 2014
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