Vern K. Goering, 80, of Moundridge, KS, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at his home in Moundridge. He had several manufacturing jobs and had worked at Excel Industries and Hesston Corporation. He most recently had worked part-time at a dairy farm.
He was born October 15, 1938, in Stafford, KS, the son of Philip A. and Emma V. (Goebel) Goering. He graduated from Hoisington (KS) High School and attended Bethel College in Newton, KS. Vern was a member of the Elbing Mennonite Church in Elbing, KS.
On December 6, 1964, he was united in marriage to Flora L. Smith in Leon, KS.
Survivors include: his wife, Flora of the home; children, Bryan Goering of Moundridge, KS, Bradley Goering (Sharon) of Fairview, KS, and Brenda Messenger (Steven) of Moundridge, KS; a sister, Roma Roebke (Craig) of Lindsborg, KS; and two grandchildren, Garrett and Cassidy Goering.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A private service was held at Stockham Family Funeral Home in McPherson with Rev. Tom Mayse officiating.
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