Verner Sjodin

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – A resident of Schaumburg, Ill., since 1996. A Celebration of Life Service for Verner Sjodin, 101, will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. at Morizzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2550 Hassell Rd., Hoffman Estates, proceeding to interment in Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago.

Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 4, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Born Oct. 28, 1911, in Escanaba, to the late Elias and the late Anna (nee Timm) he passed away peacefully Jan. 1, 2013, in Lake Zurich surrounded by his loving family.

He was a faithful servant of Jesus Christ and lived to serve others.

Verner was the adoring husband of 71 years to Edith (nee Anderson); loving father of Ray (Anne), Glenn, Dennis (Carolyn), Daniel (Barbara) and Eleanor (David) Barton; fond grampaw of 14; proud great-grampaw of 21; dear brother of the late Carl, the late Alfred and the late Eva Miller; he will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Verner’s name to Heritage Baptist Church, 21700 Shellhorn Rd., Ashburn, VA, 20147. For information please call 847-752-6444 or visit