LA CROSSE - Vernita M. Serpan, 90, La Crosse, Kansas, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Rush County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care, La Crosse.

Vernita M. Serpan
LA CROSSE - Vernita M. Serpan, 90, La Crosse, Kansas, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Rush County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care, La Crosse.
Mrs. Serpan was born October 14, 1926, in rural La Crosse, the daughter of Peter and Pauline (Stecklein) Schaffer. She was a dispatcher for the Rush County Sheriff's Office before her retirement.
She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Michael's Altar Society, and VFW Post 3147 Ladies Auxiliary, all of La Crosse. She was also involved in the FHSU Senior Companion Program for six years.
On November 30, 1944, she married Charley Serpan at St. Michael's Catholic Church, La Crosse. He preceded her in death June 23, 1997.
Survivors include: one son, Darryl Serpan; three daughters, LaVerda Herbel, Vicky Foos (DeWayne), Kim Taylor (Fred); seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 25, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A vigil service and rosary will be at 7 p.m.
Church visitation will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, La Crosse.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, La Crosse, with Father Matthew Kumi and Father Ed Kline officiating. Interment will be in the La Crosse City Cemetery, La Crosse.
In lieu of flowers or plants, the family requests memorials to Rush County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care, La Crosse.
Condolences or remembrances may be left for the family at www.charterfunerals.com/locations/janousek-lacrosse.php.
Arrangements were by Janousek Funeral Home, 719 Pine Street, P O Box 550, La Crosse, Kansas 67548.