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Vernon Ed Kratchmer

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Vernon was born on June 27, 1935 and passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Vernon was a resident of Iowa.

He graduated from Charles City High School in Charles City Iowa. He then received political science undergraduate and Juris Doctor law degrees from the University of Iowa in Iowa City Iowa.

Vern was a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force for five years including serving his country in the Korean War.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday May 22 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Osage with Pastor Julie Schubert presiding. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery with military honors at the grave by Osage American Legion Post 278 and Osage V.F.W. Post 7920. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Home in Osage First United Methodist Church in Osage or the charity of your choice.