Vern C. Monson, 72

Vern C. Monson, 72, of the town of West Bend died Sunday, July 10, 2011, at his residence. He was born April 1, 1939 in Trempealeau to Chester and Lucille (nee Foss) Monson and married Lynette Bissonette in Aug. 21, 1976 in Milwaukee.

Vern worked for Wisconsin Finance which became numerous other companies including Heights Finance, Avco, USA Financial and Citi Corp, retiring in 1999. He was an avid sportsman and loved hunting and fishing.

He was a member of the Daniel Boone Conservation League, Ducks Unlimited and the National Model Railroaders Association.
Vern is survived by his wife of 34 years, Lynette; two children, William (Tina) of Wisconsin Rapids and Jane (Ken) Daw of Hartford; and six grandchildren, Dakota, Allison, Sydney, Rebecca, Steven and Caroline. He is further survived by his mother Lucille Monson of Trempealeau; a brother-in-law, Mike (Amy) Bissonette; three nieces, Jodi, Abby and Ashley; and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father Chester and his son Robert.

A celebration of Vern's life will take place Saturday, July 23, 2011, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Daniel Boone Conservation League Clubhouse, 4694 Highway 167, Hubertus, WI 53033. Memorials to Ducks Unlimited and Trap and Field are appreciated.

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Comfort Keepers, especially Joan Hefter and Barb Kahn for the kind and compassionate care given to Vern.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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