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Vernon Plank 1/27/2013 Obituary (Photo Supplied) (AP)
Vernon S. Plank

Posted on Jan. 27, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Feb. 16, 1950 - Jan. 26, 2013

GOSHEN — Vernon S. Plank, 62, of Goshen, died at 1:42 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Mishawaka. He had been in failing health for the past four years.

He was born Feb. 16, 1950, in Plain City, Ohio, to Samuel J. and Katie (Kauffman) Plank. On Aug. 21, 1971, he married Darlene Cross; she survives.

Surviving also are sons Steven (Kari) Plank of Lewiston, Idaho, Matthew (Ruth) Plank of South Bend, Joshua Plank of Goshen and Luke Plank of Indianapolis; grandchildren Damen Neff, Savannah Neff, Cloe Plank, Asher Plank, Ella Plank and Josiah Plank; sister Clara Miller of Orfordville, Wis.; and brothers Eli (Katherine) Plank, Alfred (Rose) Plank and Sam Jr. (Connie) Plank, all of Plain City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Forks Mennonite Church, Middlebury.

Memorials may be given to Miller-Stewart Funeral Home to assist with expenses.