Vernon (Vern) Lenaburg was born on February 26, 1928 in Lookeba, OK to Henry and Frieda (Opitz) Lenaburg. He passed away from this life and went to be with His Lord on August 9, 2013 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 85. Vern began his school years at the Plainview School; then later attended Lookeba Schools where he graduated in 1945. He was united in marriage to Cora Belle Hall January 1, 1948. They spent 65 beautiful years together farming and ranching on their family farm. Vern accepted Jesus as His Lord and Savior in August of 1946, He was a faithful member of the Lookeba Missionary Baptist Church where he served as deacon and treasurer for over 40 years. He spent his life witnessing to those around him and doing his Lord’s work,. Vern always kept everyone smiling with his light-hearted humor.
Survivors Include: his wife, Cora Belle Lenaburg of the home, Lookeba, OK, his daughter, Verna Warren and husband Pee Wee of Hinton, OK, his 2 sons: Dr. Gary Lenaburg and wife Karen of Tecumseh, OK, and Scott Lenaburg and wife Betty of Lookeba, OK; 7 grandchildren: Amy Miller, Amber Smith, Ryan Lenaburg and wife Kaci, Dirk Lenaburg, Dr. Trace Lenaburg and wife Kimberlee, Paige Lenaburg, and Nicole Lenaburg; 5 great grandchildren; Haylie Miller, Connor Smith, Cale Smith, Malorie Miller, Bryer Lenaburg, and a baby on the way, as well as other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Frieda Lenaburg, and his brother, Dr. Herbert Lenaburg.
Services: Lookeba Missionary Baptist Church, Tuesday, 2:00 PM, August 13, 2013, Lookeba, OK
Officiating: Scott Lenaburg and Brandon Thetford
Burial: Hinton Cemetery, Hinton, OK
Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma, condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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