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Veronica Josephine (Goeb) Varner, age 88 of Buffalo, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022.

Veronica was born on April 12, 1934, in Buffalo, Minnesota to Edward and Mary (Bucher) Goeb. She was joined in marriage to Duane (Bud) Varner on April 7, 1956.

She had a generous and caring heart; she often spent time at the Community Center making bed mats for the homeless. She would drive to the local food shelters and pick up items to deliver for those in need, and always made sure those who were less fortunate received assistance. She loved to work on craft projects, had excellent sewing skills, and was talented in embroidery.

Veronica is survived by her son, Rick (Gennifer) Varner; granddaughter, Caramia Varner; sisters, Marlene Dupont, Deloria Weege, Marie (Ron) Dehn; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Duane (Bud) Varner; granddaughter, Angel Varner; parents, Edward and Mary Goeb; brothers, Joseph, Aloysius, and Louie; sister, Elizabeth; brothers-in-law, Adrian Dupont, Roger Weege, Larry Kauppi; and sister-in-law, Jeanette Goeb.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 11:00 AM with visitation beginning at 10:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo, MN.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo. Online condolences for the family may be directed to


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  1. RaeAnn Roman

    Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. She was such a wonderful lady. I think of her alot when I think of my childhood. She was always there for me. She will be missed.


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