Vernon D. McClun

Vernon D. McClun, 82, died on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton. The family will greet friends from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Skiff Hospice or to the Community Heights Alliance Church Building Fund, memorials may be left at the funeral home. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home, please add, Attn: McClun Family on the envelope.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Newton; two sons, Doug (Sue) McClun of Newton, and Duane McClun of Grinnell; daughter, LuAnn (Rick) Hunter of Newton; his granddaughter, Jennifer (Doug) Sherwood of Newton; two great-grandsons, Preston and Parker Sherwood of Newton; his brother, Jerry (Doris) McClun of Farley, and his sister, Betty Whitehead of Meadows of Dan, Va.

He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Melissa McClun; and two sisters, Carroll Case, and  Phyllis McClun in infancy.