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Vernona Degen

Feb 08, 2018

August 7, 1946 - February 6, 2018

Vernona Degen, age 71, of Westview Apartments in Winfield, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Henry County Health Center.


The daughter of Walter and Claudia (Snowden) Short, she was born August 7, 1946 in Texas. She was married to John Raymond Degen. She was a graduate of the Wapello High School. She enjoyed reading books and loved spending time with her family. She retired from Iowa Wesleyan College in food services.


Survivors include:  one son, Vernon Degen of Burlington; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Cremation has been accorded and interment will be at a later date in the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery.  Honts Funeral Home in Winfield is in charge of the arrangements.

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