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Vernon Henry Bielefeld

December 4, 1917 — August 12, 2010

Vernon Henry Bielefeld



BIELEFELD, VERNON HAROLD, 92, died peacefully at his Sebring, FL home, with his daughters at his bedside. His loving wife Ardythe, preceded him on June 30, 2010. Vernon was born in New Knoxville, OH on December 4, 1917 to John and Freda Bielefeld. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946 and landed on Utah Beach, during W.W. II. On August 21, 1942 he married Ardythe in Lima, OH; he moved to Lakeland, FL where he served as Comptroller at Lakeland Regional Hospital 1957 and later Assistant Administrator. Moved to Sebring and served as Administrator for Highlands Regional Hospital from 1974-1979. Vernon had also served as administrator to The Good Samaritan Hospital, Tampa and Wauchula Hospital retiring from hospital in 1985. Vernon and Ardythe then worked with H & R Block. Since retiring they enjoyed traveling the world together. A member of First United Methodist Church and an active choir member; a past president and life member of the Florida Chapter of Hospitals Financial Management Association; 29 year member of MENSA; Charter member of Highlands Delta Chorale;Barbershop Quartet; Past President and long time Secretary for Rotary Club of Sebring and a Paul Harris Fellow. He is survived b his loving daughters, Celeste (Eddie) Mead and Dawne Bielefeld both of Lakeland; niece, Dixie Zink and cousin, Jack Bielefeld. Services will be held at Gilberg-Hawke Funeral Chapel, New Bremen, OH. The family sugests memorials to Cornerstone Hospice, because of their devotion in our time of need. "Relinquished are your song of a thousand tears---you are in Mothers Embrace". A tribute to dad by his daughter, Dawne, "You have been our guardian angel who kept out the cold". A memorial service will be 10:00 am, Saturday, September 11th at Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring. Condolences my be expressed at www.morrisfuneralchapel.com . MORRIS MORRIS CHAPEL.
Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.







Survived By

Celeste (Eddie) Mead, Daughter
Dawne Bielefeld, Daughter
Dixie Zink, Neice
Jack Bielefeld, Cousin

Preceded In Death By

Ardythe Bielefeld, Spouse


Facts

Born: December 4, 1917
Place of Birth: New Knoxville, OH
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
Occupation: Comptroller at Lakeland Regional Hospital
later Assistant Administrator
Administrator for Highlands Regional Hospital
Administrator to The Good Samaritan Hospital
Tampa and Wauchula Hospital
H & R Block
Hobbies: traveling
Organizations: Past President and long time Secretary for
Rotary Club of Sebring,
First United Methodist Church
Highlands Delta Chorale
Florida Chapter of Hospitals Financial Management Association
MENSA
Paul Harris Fellow

"Relinquished are your song of a thousand tears---you are in Mothers Embrace". A tribute to dad by his daughter, Dawne, "You have been our guardian angel who kept out the cold".



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