Verna Marie Herr, 80, of Kendallville, IN (formerly of Goshen & Syracuse, IN) passed away at 3:45 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville, IN. She was born on July 26, 1941 in Goshen, IN to Warren E. & Edna M. (Eby) Risser.
She grew up in Goshen and graduated from Goshen High School. She was married in 1972 to Ronald Herr who preceded her in 2003. She was formerly employed at Reece Products in Goshen & Publix Supermarkets in Florida. She also lived in Syracuse, Florida, and Holland, MI before moving to Kendallville.
She is survived by:
Daughter – Vicki Owen of Syracuse
Son - Gregory (Debra) Evans of Holland, MI
Daughter In Law – Sherri Evans-Holloway of Wasola, MO
4 Grandchildren – Benjamin Evans, Allison (Gamble) Hilsman, Dustin Evans-Holloway, and Tanner Evans-Holloway
Gt Granddaughter – Luna Hilsman
Sister - Helen Stuart
2 Brothers - Gerald (Eva) Risser & Eldon (Carolyn) Risser
Stepsister - Mary Helen Davidson
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son - Mark Evans, son in law - Ryan Owen, stepmother – Mary Risser, sister – Imogene Myers, brother – Laurel Risser, and stepsister - Norma Reigsecker.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN Private family services will be held at a later date. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.