Vernon L. RinglerSeptember 20, 1947 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 70)
Vernon L. Ringler,70, of New Carlisle, IN (formerly of South Bend, IN) passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
He was born on September 20, 1947 to the late Vernon H. and Emma (Hancz) Ringler in South Bend, IN, and moved to New Carlisle in 2005, coming from South Bend.
Vernon was a graduate of Riley High School in South Bend, IN, and then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he was a 3rd Recon Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War. He then went to work as a Welder for several different companies.
Vernon is survived by his uncle, Eugene Hancz of South Bend, IN; many cousins; his beloved dog, Fancy; and his beloved cat, Tipsy.
He enjoyed his animals and faithfully walking his dogs both day and night.
There will be no visitation or funeral per Vernon's request. He wanted to be remembered as he was alive.
The family sends many thanks to all his loving neighbors and others in the community who watched out for Vernon and who greeted, cared about, and visited with him.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Humane Society of St. Joseph County, 2506 Grape Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
Kaniewski Funeral Home, New Carlisle is handling arrangements. To send online condolences, please visit www.kaniewski.com.