February 16, 1950 -- January 26, 2013
Vernon S. Plank, 62, of Goshen, died at 1:42 am on Saturday, January 26, at St.
Joseph Medical Center, Mishawaka. He had been in failing health for the past four
years. He had lived most of his life in Millersburg moving to Goshen two years ago.
He was born on February 16, 1950 in Plain City, OH, to Samuel J and Katie
(Kauffman) Plank. On August 21, 1971, he married Darlene Cross; she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are four sons, Steven (Kari) Plank of Lewiston, ID,
Matthew (Ruth) Plank of South Bend, Joshua Plank of Goshen, Luke Plank of
Indianapolis; six grandchildren, Damen Neff, Savannah Neff, Cloe Plank, Asher
Plank, Ella Plank and Josiah Plank; a sister, Clara Miller of Orfordville, WI; three
brothers, Eli (Katherine) Plank, Alfred (Rose) Plank and Sam Jr. (Connie) Plank all of
Plain City, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two
brothers. He was a member of Forks Mennonite Church, enjoyed volunteering for
the Mennonite Disaster Service, having gone on several trips and his favorite hobby
was woodworking. He worked most of his life in the RV industry. Visitation will be
from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 -8:00 pm Monday, January 28, at Miller-Stewart Funeral
Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am on
Tuesday January 29, at Forks Mennonite Church, Middlebury. Services will be
conducted by Rev. Eugene Bontrager and Rev. Phil Yoder. Memorials may be given
to Miller-Stewart Funeral Home to assist with expenses.
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My sympathies to Darlene and the family. So sorry for your loss.
From: Darlene (Culp) Byland