Memorials Suggested: Doris Clumpier (1923-2016)
Doris “Vergene” Clumpner, 92, of Kearney died Sunday, October 9th, 2016, at her home. Funeral Services were Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at the Elm Creek United Methodist Church with the Rev. Doug Gahn officiating. Interment followed at the Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation was held Monday, October 10, 2016 at the O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Chapel in Elm Creek.
Memorials are suggested to the Elm Creek United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be shared online at www.osrfh.com. O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Vergene was born December 5th, 1923 in Darr, Nebraska to Christian and Christina (Jensen) Foged. She received her education from Cozad High School graduating in 1942. Vergene was united in marriage to Phillip “Pete” Wolfe in 1945. The couple enjoyed 46 years of marriage before Pete passed away in 1991. In 1999, Vergene married Alva Clumpner. Alva died in 2005.
Vergene was a long time member of the United Methodist Church and she enjoyed vegetable gardening and traveling.
Survivors include her daughter Lynette (Delos) McKee of Elm Creek; stepchildren Daniel (Sonya) Clumpner of New Auburn, Wisconsin, Kathleen Vaughn of Lacrosse, Wisconsin and Mike Clumpner of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands; son Phillip Wolfe; daughter Christine Wolfe; and one infant brother.