Verna Rodden

By From page A4 | May 01, 2014

Verna Rodden

Oct. 29, 1948 — April 20, 2014

Verna Diane Rodden of Fairfield, formerly of Rodeo, passed away on April 20, 2014.

She was born in Richmond on Oct. 29, 1948 and was a graduate of De Anza High School in 1966. Verna worked as an escrow officer for more than 20 years.  A caring and devoted mother, sister and friend, our lives were richer for having known and been loved by her.

She is survived by her three sisters, Vicki Basham of Fairfield, Linda Chambers of Rodeo and Carol Kretchmar of Richmond;  daughter and son-in-law, Cindy (Rodden) Huff and Nathan Huff;  grandchildren, Benjamin Huff,  9, and Maggie Huff, 5, of Oceanside, Calif.;  two nieces, one great-niece and four great-nephews.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 2, at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home 1850 W. Texas Street, Fairfield, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Verna’s memory to the Contra Costa Humane Society. A memorial donation may be made online at www.cchumane.org or cash or checks may be mailed to 171 Mayhew Way, Suite 101, Pleasant Hill, Calif. 94523.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is a former Daily Republic editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 24 years as a sports editor, associate editor and news editor before leaving the Daily Republic in 2014. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.

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