VERNON R. "VERN" OPHUSVernon R. "Vern" Ophus, 79, lifelong resident of Proctor passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013
Vernon R. "Vern" Ophus, 79, lifelong resident of Proctor passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 at Bayshore Health Center.
He was born May 20, 1934 in Duluth to Harold and Tilla Ophus.
Vern worked for the D.M.&I.R. Railroad as a carman and on the wrecking crew for 43 years, retiring in 1994.
Vern was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Hazel Ophus.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Judy; two daughters, Stephanie (Jim) Hebb of Saginaw and Kristie (Mike) Weiler of Caribou Lake; four grandchildren, Nathan (Molly) Hebb, Elissa Hebb, Jacob Weiler and Jordan Weiler; and a great-grandson, Wyatt Hebb.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. memorial service Thursday, Jan. 2nd at Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave., 624-5200.
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