Vernon J. Zach, 91, of Swisher, died peacefully in his home on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Services were held Monday, Dec. 1, at First Presbyterian Church near Ely. Private family burial was in Dupont Cemetery near Swisher.
Vernon was born April 3, 1923, on the family farm near Swisher, the son of Joseph and Ella (Bistricky) Zach. He married Martha Dvorak on Oct. 3, 1945, at First Presbyterian Church near Ely. Vernon and Martha farmed near Swisher. Vernon enjoyed hunting, fishing, outdoor activities, playing cards, traveling to Arizona and Texas as well as spending time his family.