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June 9, 1931 – Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Service Information
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. MN
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
6:00 P.M.

Visitation Information
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
3-6 P.M.

Vern Gren, 82, of Sun City, Arizona passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Hospice of The Valley in Sun City, Arizona. Vern was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 9, 1931 the son of Einar & Ellen Asp Gren. He honorably served his Country in the United States Army. A retired floral designer, he moved to Arizona 1994 and enjoyed attending and supporting “Theater Works” in Peoria, AZ with his long time friend Father Maynard C. Kegler. Vern and Maynard were world travelers, having traveled from Alaska to the South Pole. Survivors include his nieces Dawn Christenson and Jody Thaxton and many close friends. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 10 from 3-6 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. A Service will be held at 6 P.M. Wednesday evening at the funeral home followed by Entombment at St. Francis Cemetery. Arrangements are by The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made to
Gifts of flowers or memorial donations to Hospice of the Valley would be greatly appreciated.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Tom Mulcahy and Dick Schifsky

    We will miss Vern, friend for over 35 years. Regret not being able to attend the service. May he rest in peace.


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