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Dr. Vernon G. Ward

March 5, 1928 January 1, 2018
Dr. Vernon G. Ward
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Born March 5, 1928 to Charles Bennett and Mildred Belle (Graves) Ward in Palisade, NE. Graduated from Palisade High School in 1945 and earned his B.A. from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1948. He was an Instructor and Research Fellow in Anatomy at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, 1948-1950. Vernon then graduated from University of Nebraska College of Medicine cum laude in 1954 and served his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served in the US Navy in San Francisco, CA 1958-1960. After serving his country, Vernon continued in the medical field with a fellow in Neurophysiology, University of Oklahoma. He then returned to Nebraska and worked at Platte Valley Medical Group in Kearney 1962-1967 and Department of Medicine University of Nebraska College of Medicine 1967-1969. Dr. Ward then made a career in Private Practice at Clarkson Hospital and also as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine in Omaha 1969-2005.
Preceded in death by wife of 60 years, Eleanore (Farstveet) Ward and son, Scott Gregory Ward. Survived by children: Margo, Alison, and Barry Ward, all of Omaha. Memorial Service Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 at 11AM with Visitation 1 hour prior at 10AM at Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, 2650 Farnam St, Omaha, NE. Interment was held in Palisade, NE. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Kountze Memorial Lutheran or charity of your choice.


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Visitation

Saturday

27

Jan

10:00 AM 1/27/2018 10:00:00 AM
Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church

2650 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68131

Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church
2650 Farnam St Omaha 68131 NE
United States

Memorial services

Saturday

27

Jan

11:00 AM 1/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church

2650 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68131

Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church
2650 Farnam St Omaha 68131 NE
United States
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