Frank M. Verner

VIT_VernerFrank Miroslav “Mir” Verner, 81, Mahtomedi and formerly of Marine on St. Croix, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.

A celebration of life will be at noon on Saturday, Jan. 5, at C.S.P.S. Hall, 383 Michigan St., St. Paul. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 at Honsa Family Funeral Home, 2460 E. County Rd. E, White Bear Lake and starting one hour before the service on Saturday. Private interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shirley; children Jean (Chuck) Draheim, Rick (Mary Kate Boylan); four grandchildren, Frances, Patrick, Thomas, Nora; brother, Jaroslav (Lois); sister, Vera (Wayne) Hawkinson; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Memorials preferred to Sokol Minnesota Legacy Fund, 383 Michigan St., St. Paul, MN 55102.