Vernon R. Schroll, 74, Warsaw, passed away on Sept. 19 at his place of residence. He was born on Feb. 10, 1939 in Wabash County to Ross and Helen (Vrooman) Schroll.
He graduated in 1957 from Chester High School. He attended Servia Christian Church. In the 1960’s he served on the Wabash County Sheriff’s Reserve. Vernon married Beverly King on Jan. 8, 1961. He enjoyed gardening, sports, I.U. Basketball and Chicago Bears football. He served with the US Navy aboard the USS Ranger from 1957-1960, declining the opportunity to serve as guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
He is survived by his wife; one son, David Schroll, Clunette; two daughters, Pamela (Jon) Fawley and Judy (Darren Friedman) Stevens, both of North Manchester; two sisters, Patricia (George) Deeter and Anita (Lester) Williams, both of Georgetown, Texas; four grandchildren, John “Ross” Fawley, Ray (Tabitha) Fawley, Tyler Stevens and Erika Stevens and three great-grandchildren, Victoria, Eliott and Westyn.
Funeral services were held on Sept. 22 at the Congregational Christian Church, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. The service was followed by a private burial at Fairview Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 601 W. Edison Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
Arrangements were entrusted to McKee Mortuary.