Vernon L. Councilman, 74, of Zimmerman, died at his home Sunday, April 24, 2011.
He was a certified scuba diver. He enjoyed fishing and traveling the world with his wife.
A graveside service was held Wednesday, April 27 at Sunset Memorial Park in Minneapolis.
Memorials are preferred to Guardian Angels Elim Hospice of Elk River.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Judith “Judy”; sister, Bobby Ray Lujan of Los Angeles, Calif., sister, Nancy (David) Easthouse of Elk River; nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother.