Vondel Smith Mortuary South Lakes Chapel
Services to celebrate her life held 11:00 AM Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the South Lakes Chapel.
Verna, 73, entered Heaven’s gate on June 25, 2018. The daughter of Sheldon Edward and Agnes Ottilie (Burkhart) Millensifer, Verna was born on September 3, 1944 in, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. She earned her LPN certification from Long Beach City College in 1972. With a tremendous compassion & selflessness, Verna touched many lives while working as an LPN at Pacific Hospital for many years. She then retired from Chula Vista care Center in Mesa, Arizona. In her spare time, Verna enjoyed knitting and reading her bible. She also worked with the Mesa Animal Shelter to TNR cats in her neighborhood, but nothing was more important to her than being with her family and serving the Lord, whom she loved with all of her heart. She will be deeply missed. Preceded in death by her parents; sister, Melva Millensifer, and 1 great grandchild, Jarrod Anthony Dougherty, Jr. She leaves behind her daughters: Shelley Perryman and husband Robert, Lyndell Kathy Herzfeld and husband Tommy; 6 grandchildren, Daniel Crites and wife Kara, Cassandra Dougherty, Amber Crites, Jackie Calderon, Jr, Jimmy Herzfeld and Jonathan Herzfeld; 6 great grandchildren with one more on the way; and many other family and friends. Viewing will be 4-8 PM Friday at the funeral home with the family present.