Vernon L. Anderle
Thursday, March 16, 2017 3:00 AM
Vernon L. Anderle, 95, of Menominee passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017, at Rennes East. He was born on May 20, 1921, to the late George and Mary (Yanda) Anderle in Menominee.
Vernon graduated from Menominee High School and went to serve his country in the Air Force during World War II. On December 24, 1940, Vernon married Bernice Herson in Menominee; she preceded him in death on March 31, 2012. He had worked at Montgomery Ward, Walter Brothers, and was the Mayor of Menominee. He was a member of the VFW and Resurrection Parish where he was a long time usher. He loved going to the casino, watching football and baseball, working in the yard, and building crafts.
Vernon is survived by his son, Hank (Jane) Anderle of Daggett; his daughter, Sharon (Jerry) Park of San Diego, Calif.; brother, James Anderle of Menominee; five grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, Bernice, he was preceded in death by four sisters: Helen, May, Lily, and Albena; and four brothers: Irving, Joe, Jack, and George.
Visitation will take place at Thielen Funeral Home on Sunday, March 19th from 3 to 5 p.m. The vigil prayer service will begin at 4:30 p.m. with Fr. Mark McQuesten presiding. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, for the repose of the soul of Vernon on Monday, March 20th at 11 a.m. at Resurrection Parish, with Fr. Mark McQuesten presiding.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital; this was near and dear to Vern and Bernice.