Vernon A. Sodawasser 1927-2010
Posted By: j.n. (email)
Date: 12/7/2019 at 19:12:44
VERNON A. SODAWASSER Windsor Heights, IA
Vern Sodawasser, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, 83, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Fountain West Health Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at McLaren’s Chapel with entombment in Resthaven Mausoleum. Vern was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict, married and moved to Des Moines where he graduated from Drake University. Vern dedicated his life to the insurance industry working for The Bankers Life Company and Principal Financial Group. He served on the Windsor Heights City Council for many years, was Fire, Police and Streets Commissioner of Windsor Heights, a member and past president of NAIFA and a member of Windsor Heights Lions Club. He was a GAMA member for 30 years and served as both local and state president. Vern moderated LUTC Estate Planning Classes for 29 years and held many seminars in Living Trusts and Estate Analysis. He was the 2009 Newell C. Day Agent of the Year Award recipient.
Vern is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; two daughters, Vicki Sodawasser and Cheri Knapp, and son-in-law, Lorin Knapp, all of Windsor Heights.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at McLaren’s Chapel. Memorial contributions may be given to Easter Seals for Crippled Children. Condolences may be made at mclarensresthavenchapel.com
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