Vernon Jack Francis, July 11, 1931 -- Jan. 20, 2012

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Vernon Jack Francis of Holiday Island, was born July 11, 1931 in Iowa, a son of La Verne and Edith (Christsen) Francis. He departed this life January 20 in his home at the age of 80.

Vernon worked as a cabinet installer in the wood working industry. He proudly served in the United States Air Force during WWII.

On October 9, 1991, he was united in marriage with Betty Perkins who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two stepsons, Paul Gilford of Texas; Ronald Robinson of California; two stepdaughters, Sherri Fields of Nevada; Ginger Donahue of Colorado; one sister, Joy Spargar of Iowa; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

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

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements were made with Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at