Cleo Vernier

Obituary of Cleo LaVerne Vernier

Adrian – Cleo LaVerne Vernier, age 87 of Adrian, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021, at ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital. He was born on December 11, 1934, in Waldron, MI the son of Gloyd and Ella (Miller) Vernier. He married Patricia Ridenour on March 6, 1955, and she preceded him in death on February 17, 2015. In high school, Cleo enjoyed playing basketball and baseball.  He retired as the Michigan Lead Auditor for the Kroger Co. after 41 years of service.  He was a handyman and could fix anything. He enjoyed camping in Sault Ste. Marie as the original boat nerd. Cleo liked watching the Detroit Tigers and had even attended their Tiger Fantasy Camp in Lakeland, FL. After retirement he and Pat enjoyed spending winters in Palm Springs, CA. Cleo will be remembered by his family for being a patient and kind family man who was always there for his children and grandchildren.

 

Cleo is survived by his three sons, Terry (Jake Del Rio) Vernier of Toledo, Steven Vernier of Adrian, and David Vernier of Perrysburg; grandchildren, Reid (Arianna) Vernier and Sarah (Ben) Hutchison; great grandchildren, Skylar and one on the way due in February, Riley. In addition to his wife and his parents, Cleo was preceded in death by his brother, Lynn Vernier and daughter-in-law, Marian Vernier.

 

Visitation for Cleo will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, from 5-8 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. with visitation beginning one hour before the service at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor Pete Bishop officiating. Burial will be held in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian.

 

You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Lenawee. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

 

CLICK HERE TO WATCH A RECORDING OF CLEO'S SERVICE

 

Tuesday
28
December

Public Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Anderson-Marry FH - Adrian
3050 West Beecher Road.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
(517) 265-3312
Public Visitation
Wednesday
29
December

Public Visitation

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Anderson-Marry FH - Adrian
3050 West Beecher Road.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
(517) 265-3312
Public Visitation
Wednesday
29
December

Funeral Ceremony

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Anderson-Marry FH - Adrian
3050 West Beecher Road.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
(517) 265-3312
Funeral Ceremony
Wednesday
29
December

Burial

11:15 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Lenawee Hills Memorial Park
1291 Wolf Creek Hwy.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
Burial