Verna Schmidt Towner, 90, of Dunnellon, died Monday (12/23) at her residence. She was born February 24, 1923 in Melvin, Iowa to the late Peter and Clara (Ramsey) Schmidt.
Mrs. Towner was a Operator Supervisor with the telephone company and loved traveling and dogs. Her family and friends loved her deeply and will truly miss her.
She was predeceased by husband Harold Towner; sisters Velma Neleigh and Maxine Schmidt; and step daughter Patricia Peters.
Surviving family includes her step-granddaughter Devon Ferdon and step-grandson Michael Peters; step-great granddaughters Sydni Peters and Jenna Ferdon; step-son John Tower; step-daughters Pamela Davis, Janeth Koehler, Cornelia Fader, and Gail Gibson.
A Memorial Funeral Service, celebrating her life, will be conducted on Monday (12/30) 6:00 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home Chapel, 19939 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon (352-489-2429).
The family suggests memorial contributions, in her memory, to American Cancer Society, Marion County Unit, 2201 SE 30th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471 (352-629-4727)
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Roberts Funeral Home in Dunnellon.