Ruth A. Vernon

New Haven Township – Ruth A. Vernon, age 88, of Oxford, passed away at Divine Savior Hospital in Portage on Saturday, August 18, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones.

Ruth was born on September 29, 1929, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Andrew and Mary (Pfeiffer) Fischer. She married James Vernon on December 28, 1948, and he preceded her in death in 1990. They were the owners of Vernon and Sons Upholstery. Ruth loved animals. She also enjoyed gardening, reading and playing video games. Her favorite hobby was painting.

She is survived by her children, DeWayne Vernon of Tomah, Andrew (Tammy) Vernon of Oxford, James Vernon of Franklin, Johnny (Wendy) Vernon of New Berlin, Christopher (Bobbi Jo) Vernon of Portage; grandchildren, Benjamin, Morgan, Alyssa, Sam, Olivia and Amber; sister, Carol Dean of Sun City, CA;  nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James, and sisters, Elizabeth and Mary.  

Funeral services will be held at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Bob Brandhagen officiating. Burial will be at Briggsville Protestant Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.  



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)