With deep sadness and sorrow we announce that Vernon passed away very tragically and suddenly on September 18, 2014 at the age of 58 years.
Vernon leaves to mourn his daughter, Phoebe (James) Roden, sister, Berneda Bergum, niece, Tammy Bergum-Lehto, nephews, Roger Bergum, Neil and Wayne Makohoniuk. 2 great nieces and 1 great nephew, his very dear friend Dawn Windsor, and numerous relatives and friends. Vernon was pre-deceased by his parents, Bernurd and Lela Leeland, sister Lois Makohoniuk and brother-in-law Ted Bergum.
Respecting Vernon’s wishes cremation has taken place and no service will be held. If so desired, memorial donation may be made to the Stollery Children’s Hospital, 1502 College Plaza, 8215 – 112 street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8.