June 2, 1927 – May 28, 2010
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in cold Spring, MN for Vern Humbert, age 82, who died Friday at the Assumption Nursing Home. Entombment will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.
Relatives and Friends may call from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning in the Narthex of the St. Boniface Church. Arrangements were entrusted with the Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring.
Vern was born in Melrose, MN to Frank and Angeline (Machtmes) Humbert. After high school at Crosier and in Melrose, Vern served in the Navy and went on to graduate from St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota in Education. He married Phyllis Athmann on September 10, 1949 in St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. The couple had seven children and lived in the Twin Cities area where Vern was employed by the Bloomington Schools as a teacher and administrator. They moved to Cold Spring in 1989. Vern loved the outdoors, especially lawn and garden work, fishing, and traveling. He enjoyed music and was a member of the Cold Spring Area Meaennerchor, the St. Boniface Resurrection Choir and he was a lector at church. Vern was a member of St. Boniface Parish, Knights of Columbus, Catholic Aid Association, Cold Spring American Legion, Crosier Apostolate, Rocori Senior Center and several education organizations.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Phil of Cold Spring; children, Dave (Connie), Mary (Mike) Payne, Tom (Val), Jim (Ellen), Judy (Dan) Sladek, Joannie (Dennis) Webster, Chris (Karla); 23 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.Return to DigelogROCORI.com