Vern P. McAfee, 91, of Emerson NE


Vern P. McAfee, 91, of Emerson, NE, passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Heritage of Emerson in Emerson, NE. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Emerson, NE; Pastor Miles Ruch is officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Emerson, NE. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Emerson, NE. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Siouxland. Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home of Emerson, NE is in charge of arrangements.

Vern was born May 1, 1923 to Philo and Allie (Tucker) McAfee in rural Waterbury, NE. He attended Emerson High School. In 1943, Vern entered the United States Army. He married Dorothy Farrow, to this union, five children were born. Vern married Marie Farrow in 1969. After Marie’s passing, Vern married Ann Steiner in November of 1995 in Homer, NE.

Vern was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed working with his hands while welding toys, weathervanes and windmills. He was able to fix anything and make it work again. Vern was a farmer for many years and worked for an implement dealer. He enjoyed reading, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.

Vern is survived by his son, Vernon LeRoy McAfee of AZ; step son, Gerald Sommer of IL; daughters, Karen Ray Druhn of Bloomindale, IL, Evon Jo (Keith) Buck of Tuscon, AZ; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wives, Dorothy, Marie, Ann; son, Roger Lynn McAfee; daughter, Charlotte Irene Pierce; sisters, Julia Woods, Hannah Dittes, Ester Kosht; and brothers Merle McAfee and Ray McAfee.

Vern P. McAfee, 91, of Emerson NE


Vern P. McAfee, 91, of Emerson, NE passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Heritage of Emerson in Emerson, NE.

Funeral services are pending with Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Emerson, NE.

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