Vernon LeRoy Center

Vernon LeRoy Center
May 26, 1943-May 26, 2013
WALKERTON — Vernon LeRoy Center, age 70, of Walkerton passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 in his home. Mr. Center was born May 26, 1943 in La Porte to Edward and Hilda (Peterson) Center.
Vernon was a life long Walkerton resident, a U.S. Army Veteran, a member of the Moose Lodge, Walkerton Odd Fellows Lodge and the American Legion and attended St Meinrad Seminary School. Mr. Center was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Edward, and sister: Theresa. He is survived by his brother: Damon Center and sister: Sheila Scott, two sons: John Center and Jeff Center, six grandchildren and his ex-wife JoAnne Samuelson. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton with Father Michael Heimer. Cremation to follow. Ash burial with Military Honors will take place at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton. There will be a visitation Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Vernon are being accepted by the family to help with the funeral expenses.