Vernon Jochims, 77, of Arnolds Park, formerly of Des Moines and Spencer, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2008. He was buried at North Lawn Cemetery in Spencer.
Born in Spencer, Vernon Jochims served in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran. He worked as a tool maker at Delevan Manufacturing in Des Moines before moving to Arnolds Park. He was employed at Eaton Corporation in Spencer, retiring after 20 years.
Mr. Jochims is survived by his wife, Leota (Johnson) Jochims; son, James Jochims of Holmes, Pa.; daughters: Jennie Crim and husband, John, of Marion; and Carol Jochims-Barger of Woodward; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.