Vernon Christian Sandersfeld passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at his home at the age of 94.
He is survived by his wife, Esther of Homestead; two sons, Steve (Becky) Sandersfeld of Homestead and David Sandersfeld of Chicago; four stepchildren, Robert (Rita) Trimpe of Williamsburg, Diane (Gene) Von Ahsen of Homestead, Beverly (Terry) Arp of Oxford and Dean (Linda) Trimpe of Williamsburg; three grandchildren, Tonya (Scott) Powell, Jennifer (Jerry) Waddilove and Cory (Jillian) Sandersfeld; seven great-grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren and 21 stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two children in infancy, Jane and Brian; two wives; two brothers, Martin and Elmer Sandersfeld; and four sisters, Ida Witte, Erna Maas, Alma Mueller and Gertrude Vogt.
Celebration of Life service will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Church near Homestead. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. There will be a VFW service at 7 p.m. Memorials are for Essence of Life Hospice, St. John Lutheran Church or Lutheran Interparish School.
Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.