LaVern (Vern) E. Janssen, 79, of Lincoln, died Dec. 21, 2013 at The Monarch after a short and courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Harbine, Neb. on July 10, 1934 to George and Myrtle (Sonnenberg) Janssen.
He graduated from Beatrice High School in 1951 and married Mary (Holes) on June, 21, 1953. He worked at the Daily Sun, Western Electric, StoreKraft, Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, Smith Dairy, and Nebraska Motor Carriers.
After retirement he also was a consultant with Janssen Licensing Service and worked with Ford and Ford Auctioneers.
He enjoyed his cars, fishing, golfing, playing cards, attending sporting events and spending time with his family.