Obituaries

Obituaries

Vern R. Conger 1928 - 2006 Modesto

Modesto, Calif. - Services for Vern R. Conger, 76, Modesto, will be at 1:30 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Pavilion Garden level, in Modesto.Mr. Conger died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.He was born Aug. 28, 1928, in Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of James Conger and Verna Raham. He lived in Ceres, Calif., before he moved to Modesto in 1962.Mr. Conger served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a watchmaker for 55 years. He was a member of the Modesto Rifle Club from 1966 to 1973. Survivors include his wife, Linda Conger, Modesto; three sons, Bruce A., Illinois, Steve E., Modesto, and James S., Arizona; a brother, Orvil Conger, Iowa; two sisters, Irma Else, Minnesota, and Velma Vaughn, Lawrence, Kan.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice.Franklin & Downs Colonial Chapel in Modesto is in charge of arrangements.