Verna Alder Obituary
Verna Elaine Wilsey - 19 years of age Hal and Vern's courtship period

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Verna Wilsey Alder

May 24, 1928 - December 13, 2013
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Verna Elaine Alder, age 85, of Henderson, Nevada passed away on Friday, December 13th, 2013. She was born to the late George Wilsey and Hazel Crittenden on May 24th, 1928. Vern attended Chittenango H.S. where she was a member of the Varsity cheer squad. On June 6, 1948, Vern married the love of her life, Harold N. Alder. Hal & Vern had two children Deb Alder Corbett and Scott Norman Alder. After raising Deb & Scott in Chittenango, New York they moved to Henderson, Nevada in 1993 to be with their adult children. Family and friends were Vern's passion and delight! She was also a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Vern enjoyed being a member of garden club, craft club and the Eastern Stars chapter in Chittenango! She also enjoyed playing the organ, guitar, accordion and electric keyboard! Vern is survived by her loving husband Harold, brother's Rodger and Randy Wilsey, sister Dale Webb, daughter Deb, son Scott, son in law Pat Corbett, daughter in law Joy Benedict Alder, grandchildren Katie, Chris, Kelsye, Matt and Pete and great granddaughter's Cheyenne and Emma. A celebration of Vern's life will be held on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at the First Henderson United Methodist Church 609 E. Horizon Dr., Henderson, Nevada at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: First Henderson United Methodist Church - Building fund - 609 E. Horizon Dr., Henderson, Nevada 89015 or Solari Hospice Care, 5550 South Jones, Las...
Verna Elaine Alder, age 85, of Henderson, Nevada passed away on Friday, December 13th, 2013. She was born to the late George Wilsey and Hazel Crittenden on May 24th, 1928.

Vern attended Chittenango H.S. where she was a member of the Varsity cheer squad.

On June 6, 1948, Vern married the love of her life, Harold N. Alder.

Hal & Vern had two children Deb Alder Corbett and Scott Norman Alder. After raising Deb & Scott in Chittenango, New York they moved to Henderson, Nevada in 1993 to be with their adult children.

Family and friends were Vern's passion and delight! She was also a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Vern enjoyed being a member of garden club, craft club and the Eastern Stars chapter in Chittenango! She also enjoyed playing the organ, guitar, accordion and electric keyboard!

Vern is survived by her loving husband Harold, brother's Rodger and Randy Wilsey, sister Dale Webb, daughter Deb, son Scott, son in law Pat Corbett, daughter in law Joy Benedict Alder, grandchildren Katie, Chris, Kelsye, Matt and Pete and great granddaughter's Cheyenne and Emma.

A celebration of Vern's life will be held on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at the First Henderson United Methodist Church 609 E. Horizon Dr., Henderson, Nevada at 10:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: First Henderson United Methodist Church - Building fund - 609 E. Horizon Dr., Henderson, Nevada 89015 or Solari Hospice Care, 5550 South Jones, Las Vegas, Nevada 89118.
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"Mrs. Alder (I called her Mooie-don't ask) was so wonderful w/ all of Deb's friends. I will miss talking to her on the phone. So sorry to the Alder family...." Cindy Sims (Auburn, NY)

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