Vernon Earl Thomas Jr., 75 of Greeley, CO went to be with his Lord and
Savior on June 20, 2016. He passed away due to complications of a
He was born on October 22, 1940 in Valentine, NE to Vernon Earl and Ida
Louise (Mizner) Thomas. He was the youngest of 5 children.
Vern married Erma Allshouse on June 7, 1959 in Valentine, NE. In 1969
they moved to Pierre, SD where Vern managed the Credit Bureau, sold real
estate and ran the Terrace Motel. In 1982 they moved to Eaton, CO where
Vern sold cars at Garnsey & Wheeler for 20 years before retiring in
2002. Soon after, he had the pleasure of driving part-time for Tanco
Engineering, it was his dream retirement job. Vern traveled all over the
US enjoying all the folks he met along the way.
He was a member of the Fellowship Church in Greeley, CO and belonged to
various clubs and organizations, of which CBMC was instrumental in
strengthening his faith in Jesus.