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9/3/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Verne H. Blaser
Verne H. Blaser, 95, of Camanche, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory.

Burial will be in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery with military honors being conducted by the Camanche VFW.

His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation is Sunday, 11 a.m. to the service time at the funeral home.

  Verne Hartman Blaser was born Sept. 26, 1917 in Rock Island County, Ill., the son of August and Freda Haas Blaser. He was a graduate of Low Moor High School.

He married Dolores Thompson Dec. 9, 1945 in Elvira; she died Sept. 5, 2000.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. He farmed for many years outside of Camanche.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Camanche, Camanche Masonic Lodge, Clinton Moose Club and enjoyed being on the Honor Flight in 2011.

He is survived by three daughters, Gloria (Robert) Stamp of Camanche, Shirley (James) Clapp of Arlington and Faye (Gordon) Nicklaus of Dixon, Ill.; his son, Alan (Lola) Blaser of DeWitt; 10 grandchildren: Gregory (Brenda) Stamp, Michael (LeAnne) Stamp, Cindy Clapp, Angela Clapp, Janelle (Brad) Throne, Jerilyn (fiancé Steven Hocker) Clark, Michelle Blaser, Jessica (fiancé Luke Griffith) Blaser, Katie Blaser and Cassie Blaser; and six great-grandchildren, August Stamp, Forrest Stamp, Dalton Stamp, Owen Stamp, Layne Stamp and Keegan Clark.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one sister.

Memorials can be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities or Immanuel Lutheran Church of Camanche.

Online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at .

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