Verne Duane Izzard

03/18/1938 - 07/04/2024


Obituary For Verne Duane Izzard

Verne Duane Izzard, age 86, of Pickford, Michigan, died on July 4, 2024, at his home. He was born on March 18, 1938, in Pickford to Nelson and Fannie (Vincent) Izzard.

“Gone fishing, not coming back. Sorry folks, life goes on, deal with it!” – Verne

Verne is survived by his wife, Marjean; son, Duane; daughters, Susie Colosky, and Patti (Robin) Williams; grandchildren, Darin (Emily) Izzard-Bawks, Bradley Bawks, Curtis (Jade) Bawks, Amber (James) Johnson, Stacy (Dillon Hillock) Colosky, Timothy (Jessi) Williams, Michelle (Jody) Pitre and Brian (Bethany) Williams; great-grandchildren, Krystale, Ceanna and Tegan Williams, Madelyn Izzard-Bawks, and Curtis Jr. and Carson Bawks; brother, Charles (Margaret) Izzard; and several nieces and nephews.

Verne was preceded in death by daughters, Nancy Ann and Cindy Lou; son, William; parents, Nelson and Fannie; siblings, Caroline (Oliver) Nelson, Claude (Eleanor) Izzard, Russell (Bernice) Izzard, Wesley Izzard and Carl Izzard; son-in-law, Bill Colosky; sister-in-law, Marilyn (Roland) McCready; in-laws, Carl (Beatrice) Lockhart; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Verne to the charity of your choice.

Family Life Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be left to the family at

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