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Harlan Cedric VERKE


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Harlan Cedric VERKE Obituary
Age 68, passed away on January 5, 2019. He was born July 5, 1950, in Cando, North Dakota to Lloyd Verke and Enid Verke Hansen. He graduated from Churchs Ferry High School in 1968 and from the University of North Dakota in 1972 with a BS in Business Administration. He lived and worked in Denver, Colorado from 1972 to 1976. In 1976 he moved to Washington DC to begin a career with Northwest Orient Airlines. In 1977 he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota with Northwest where he remained until 2001. In 2002, he began work with Ramsey County Community Human Services, St. Paul, MN, where he remained in until his retirement in July, 2015. Harlan is preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Daren Rolle; and niece, Gwendolyn Liechty. He is survived by his husband, Richard Reynen; siblings, Darwin (LaVon) Verke, Frances (Richard) Raper, Bonnie (Milton) Rolle, Clarice (Reuben) Liechty, and Robert (Kay) Verke; many nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Harlan was a member and ordained Deacon of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 11AM at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Westminster Feast Program.
Published in Pioneer Press on Jan. 13, 2019
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