Vernon F. "Vern" Fleck, 95, of South Sioux City, NE passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City, IA.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 15, 2017 St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sioux City, IA. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., with a Rosary at 5:30 and a Scriptural Wake service at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City, NE.
Vernon was born in Sioux City, IA on January 11, 1922, the son of Carl B. and Maude E. (Hunt) Fleck. He attended school at Blessed Sacrament and Central High School. He was a World War II Veteran, serving 3 years in the Army in Europe and the South Pacific. Vernon married Phyllis E. (Manzer) on July 12, 1941 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sioux City. Phyllis passed away on August 27, 2004. He worked for Hansen Glass and Paint Co. for 27 years and Diamond Vogel Paint, retiring in January, 1987.
Survivors include his son, Larry (Janet) Fleck of Regal, MN; daughter-in-law, Barbara Fleck of Jefferson, SD; 3 daughters, Sherry Heimbecker of Sioux City, IA, Linda (Duane) Mullins of South Sioux City, NE and Donna Krupke of New London, MN; 12 grandchildren, Pieper, Krista, Steven, Trevor, Jennifer, Brandon, Chad, Blake, Derek, Stephanie, Heather and Amy; 15 great-granddaughters; 4 great-grandsons; and several nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Maude Fleck; his wife, Phyllis Fleck; a son, Stephen "Steve" Fleck; brother, William Fleck; and sister, Helen Weidert.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Children's Miracle Network or Hospice of Siouxland.
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