Vernon Guhl, 86

Vernon Guhl of the town of Jackson passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Ivy Manor in Jackson at the age of 86 years.

Vernon was born in Mequon on Oct. 14, 1926, to the late Adolph and Lillie (nee Meyer) Guhl and married Evelyn (nee Matter) on June 11, 1949, at Davidís Star Ev. Lutheran Church in Jackson.

Vernon was a long-time active member at Davidís Star Ev. Lutheran Church, he loved woodworking, gardening, and playing sheepshead with Evelyn and their card club.

He is survived by his wife Evelyn of the town of Jackson; children, Elaine (Daniel) Schubert of West Bend, Dennis (Kathy) of West Bend, Walter (Carol) of Cedarburg, Roger (Jory) of Cedarburg, Alan (Karen) of Cedarburg and Shelley (Tom) Zimdars of Avondale, Ariz.; and sister, Arlene Urban of Winston Salem, N.C. He was preceded in death by his step-sister Norma Wessel. He is further survived by 16 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 3 p.m. at Davidís Star Ev. Lutheran Church, 2740 Davidís Star Drive, Jackson. Interment at church cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Sunday from 1-2:45 p.m.

Memorials to Davidís Star Ev. Lutheran Church or Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School appreciated.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.