Vernon Dempersmier

Vernon Eugene Dempersmier, 79, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 in Mount Vernon, Ind. He was born on December 11, 1934 in Posey County, Ind., to Tafil and Aleeda (Oschman) Dempersmier.
Vernon married Martha ‘Sue’ (Stiles) Dempersmier on September 10, 1955. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School with the class of 1952. Vernon retired from Ameritech after 42 years of service. He enjoyed gardening, bluegrass music, feeding the birds, riding and restoring Whizzer bicycles and hunting and fishing in the years past. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Men’s Club, Eagles, Owen Dunn Post 5 American Legion and a life member of Mount Vernon Conservation Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife; daughters, Connie (Bill) Scheller, Julie Dempersmier, and Jo (Ralph) Young; son, Jon (Celeste) Dempersmier; grandchildren, Rachel McElroy, Allison Larty, Nathan Scheller, Adrienne Hildenbrand, Zachary Scheller, Jon Michael Dempersmier, Erin Konrath, Hilary Scheller, and Nick Dempersmier; great-grandchildren, Gabe Hildenbrand, Gwen Scheller, Sophia and Olivia McElroy and Grady Konrath; and nieces.
Service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 421 Mulberry Street in Mount Vernon, Ind., with Fr. Jim Sauer officiating and burial to follow in St. John’s Cemetery – Bufkin.
Visitation was from 3 until 8 p.m. Monday, September 29, 2014 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street, Mount Vernon, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Cemetery – Bufkin.
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