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2659 John F. Kennedy Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
Phone: 563-556-0776
Verdus Patzner

Verdus L. Patzner

Monday, November 15th, 1926 - Monday, December 24th, 2018
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Verdus L. Patzner, 92 of Dubuque died Monday, December 24, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:45 Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Steve Rosonke officiating. Entombment will be in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum.
Verdus was born November 15, 1926 in Guttenberg, Iowa, son of Martin and Mabel (Schiffman) Patzner. After graduating from Guttenberg High School he served in the US Navy during WW II.
On August 5, 1947, he married Fern Moser at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Guttenberg. She preceded him in death on September 18, 2000.
Verdus worked as a truck driver, first for Dubuque Packing Co., then for Standard Forwarding, retiring in 1991. He loved spending time with his family and also enjoyed doing projects around the house.
He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.
Verdus is survived by three daughters, Judy (Gerald) Raymond of Salem, Mass., Margaret (Terry) Larson of Dubuque and Lisa (Ken) Carney of New Lenox, Ill.; a son, Bill (Lisa) Patzner of St. Charles, Ill.; nine grandchildren, Conan Grap, Mya (Kevin) Calaro, Traci (Jamie) Jorgenson, Sheena Gillen, Ryan (Hannah) Carney, Rebecca Carney and Shelby, Jenna and Brooke Patzner; six great grandchildren, Lane, Ethan, Brayden, Addalynn, Abby Sue, and Luella.
He is also survived by two brothers, Joe (Jean) Patzner of Sigourney, Iowa and Delbert (Verna White) Patzner of Rochelle, Ill.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Jeanette Junk and two brothers, Danny and Mark Patzner.
A Verdus Patzner Memorial Fund has been established.
The Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank the staff at Oak Park Place for their care.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:45am
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 9:00am - 10:45am
    St. Anthony's Catholic Church
    1870 St. Ambrose Street
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 11:00am
    St. Anthony's Catholic Church
    1870 St. Ambrose Street
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  • Interment

    Mount Calvary Cemetery
    1111 Davis Street
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Posted at 07:25am
Judy Margaret, Lisa, and Ben, My deepest sympathy to you and your familes. Your dad was a kind person and spent many hours visiting with our dad in their later years. Barb (Freisinger) Duccini

Chris Ortega

Posted at 04:15pm
Dear Patzner Family, I have fond memories of visiting your Dad in Dubuque and when he would come to Illinois. You are in my thoughts and prayers
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Posted at 05:25am
I am deeply sorry for your loss. May the God of tender mercies grant you peace and comfort you now and in the days ahead. 2 Co 1:3, 4.

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