Vern Dale Jr (Junior) Harnetiaux, age 67 of Greenville, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 1:10 p.m. in Helia Healthcare, Greenville.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 29, at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorials may be made to FAYCO or the American Diabetes Association.
Jr Harnetiaux, the son of Vern Dale Sr. and Mary Magdalene Glover, was born January 17, 1949 in Vandalia, Illinois. He grew up on the family farm, attended Keyesport, Illinois grade school. Jr help farm with his dad and bailed and stacked hay for farmers. Jr worked for Artie Myers on the farm for 23 years. He also worked for FAYCO for a number of years. Vern and Mary Helen Parks were united in marriage on July 15, 1992. They enjoyed 17 years together before her passing on January 14, 2010.
Jr is the loving brother of Vern Pyle and husband Kenny of Vandalia, IL, Larry Harnetiaux and wife Brenda of Greenville, IL, Gail Harnetiaux of Greenville, IL. and a brother-in-law Anthony “Corky” Kleber. He was a loving uncle and great-uncle and friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, siblings: Marie Kleber, Daniel Harnetiaux, David Harnetiaux and Sammy Harnetiaux.