Vernon E. Hoover, 85, of Fort Dodge, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 17, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Corpus Christi Cemetery with military honors presented. Visitation is 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 16, at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Additional information is available at www.gundersonfuneralhome.com.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated.

He is survived by his beloved wife Joann M. Hoover, Fort Dodge; seven children, Ronald (Jean) Hoover, Ronette M. (David) McColley, Kenneth J. Hoover, Kyle J. Hoover, Dennis Hoover, Devin P. Hoover and Brenda (Randy) Spencer; 17 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Vernon and Joann were longtime owners of Flowers by Vernon.