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Vernon Agnew

May 28, 1924 — April 16, 2017

EL PASO- Vernon Agnew, 92, of El Paso, formerly of Wenona, passed away at 11:40 PM on Sunday April 16, 2017, at Heritage Health Care Center in El Paso.

His Funeral Mass will be held at 2 PM on Friday April 21, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in El Paso with Fr. John Steffen officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service from 1-2 PM at the church. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in El Paso.

Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is assisting the family with arrangements.

He was born in Panola Twp. on May 28, 1924, a son to Clarence and Edna Hall Agnew. He married Doris Salz in 1949 in Wenona. She preceded him in death in 2015.

Surviving are his son, Gene (Joann) Agnew, Towanda; daughter Debbie Brennan, Pontiac; grandchildren, Billy Brennan, Pontiac, Nick (Shelly) Agnew, Goodfield, Bryn Agnew, Towanda, Jenna Agnew, Towanda; and 3 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Donna Jane Augstin.

Vern worked for Hart Carter in Gridley for several years and was also a farmer. He belonged to St. Mary's Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion for over 70 years.

Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Catholic Church, El Paso.Online condolences and memories may be directed to his family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com

Visitation

APR 21. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CDT)

St. Mary's Catholic Church
79 W. Third Street
El Paso, IL 61738

Funeral Mass

APR 21. 2:00 PM (CDT)

St. Mary's Catholic Church
79 W. Third Street
El Paso, IL 61738

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