Vernn Elva Neufeld died April 9, 2013 at the age of 85.
Mrs. Neufeld was a lifelong resident of Ahwahnee.
She was born on Sept. 18, 1927 to Andrew and Meryl Mecchi.
Mrs. Neufeld and her family owned the Ahwahnee Store for 45 years.
She enjoyed music and helping out at the Good News Club at Wasuma Elementary School.
Mrs. Neufeld was preceded in death by husband Herman Neufeld, son Steve, and grandson Caleb.
She is survived by sons Mitch of San Jose and Cliff of Ahwahnee; sister Venecia Jordan; brother Bunk Mecchi; grandchildren Tony, Ginger, Josh, Luke and Amber; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Oakhurst Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Road, Oakhurst.