Vernon Wilbur Fast

August 21, 1925 ~ May 3, 2019 (age 93)


Vernon Wilbur Fast, 93, of Marshall passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 at Grand Vista Assisted Living in Marshall. He was born on August 21, 1925 in North Adams to Raymond Dallas and Harriet Alta (Foust) Fast. Vernon lived in Jonesville and grew up in Homer, graduating from Homer High School in 1943. He married Glenna Mae Folk in Homer on December 1, 1946 and she survives.

Vernon was very active in the Homer activities, he played fast pitch softball, coached pony league baseball, was a member of the Homer Lions Club, played on a bowling league and volunteered for other activities that benefited Homer.

Survivors include his wife Glenna of 72 years; children, Carol (Dick) Rutkoskie of Albion, Sandra (Dick) Price of Quincy, Michael (Connie Klimp) Fast of Spring Arbor and Brent (Mary Catherine) Fast of Battle Creek; grandchildren, Brian (Stephanie) Price, Jason Price, Steven (Jennifer) Rutkoskie, Melissa (Dan) James, Jill (Aaron) Murphy, Brett (Cindi) Fast, Amanda Thompson and Dan (Randi) Fast; six great-grand sons; and six great grand daughters and several nieces and nephews and their families.

Vernon was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clarence, Dale, Ivan and Marion Fast; sister, Eunice Poling.

Family will receive friends at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home, Marshall chapel on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 1:00pm-2:00pm. A celebration of life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday May 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Tom Townsend officiating. Burial will be in Fairview cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Oaklawn Hospice.


MAY 18. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Kempf Family Reception Hall, Marshall Chapel
723 US HWY 27 N.
Marshall, MI, 49068

Celebration of Life

MAY 18. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Kempf Family Reception Hall, Marshall Chapel
723 US HWY 27 N.
Marshall, MI, 49068

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