Obit Vern Corman 1935-2019
Vern Corman, 83, of Sterling passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Vern was born on August 23, 1935 in Sterling, CO to Carl and Martha Corman. He grew up in Otis, CO on the family farm.
Vern attended trade school after high school to be a watch maker and jeweler and opened his own business in Denver, CO. He was a business entrepreneur and owned and operated several bowling alleys and later Lone Star Trailers in Otis, CO for many years until he retired and moved to Sterling. Vern was a proud member of the Elks Lodge in Sterling and he enjoyed bowling, fishing, farming, automotive restoration, collecting antiques and dancing whenever he could on Saturday nights.
Vern is survived by his sons Terry Corman (Chrystal) of Ft. Collins, CO, Rick Corman of Ft. Collins, Rod Corman (Linda) of Ft. Collins, Brad Corman of Sterling; sister Peggy Skogstrom of Green Valley, AZ; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Martha Corman.
Visitation was from 10 to 11 a.m Wednesday, March 27 at Tennant Funeral Home 330 S. 2nd St. in Sterling, CO. Funeral services followed at 11 a.m. followed by a lunch reception. Burial was at Hope Cemetery, eight miles north of Otis, CO. at 2:30 pm.