Wilbert "Will" Verros (1950-2015)


Wilbert "Will" Verros, 64, of Sergeant Bluff died Friday, April 17, 2015, at his residence.

Wilbert "Will" Verros, 64, of Sergeant Bluff died Friday, April 17, 2015, at his residence.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church in Sergeant Bluff, with the Rev. Timothy Schiller officiating. Burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery, Hawarden, Iowa, with military rites conducted by the U.S. Air Force. Visitation with the family will be 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Waterbury Funeral Service of Sergeant Bluff. Online condolences may be made at www.waterburyfuneralserviceinc.com.

Will was born on July 4, 1950, in Darmstadt, Germany, the son of Wilbert and Margarete (Reeg) Verros. In 1952, the family moved to Iowa, and Will graduated in 1969 from West Sioux High School in Hawarden.

On April 11, 1970, he was united in marriage to Monica Rostermundt in Ireton, Iowa. Will joined the U.S. Air Force and received his honorable discharge in August 1975. During 1977, he went to Oklahoma City, Okla., and completed training at the FFA Air Traffic School Center. He worked at the Sioux City Airport until 1981. He later joined the Sioux City Police Department and was a fire range instructor. Will retired from the department after 20 years on the force.

Will was a very religious man, and was a member of Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church in Sergeant Bluff.

Will is survived by his wife, Monica; three sons, Jeremy (Joddi Collins) Verros, Jason (Stefanie) Verros and Brandon (Amanda) Verros, all of Sergeant Bluff; seven grandchildren, Alyssa, Nathan, Collin, Michele, Bodey, Beckett and Brinley; one brother, Jim (Marta) Verros of Elk Point, S.D.; four sisters, Marita (Richard) Rotella of Redington Beach, Fla., Sandra (Mike) Holubar of Marshalltown, Iowa, Karen (Mike) Schneider of Kellogg, Iowa, and Joanne (Shawn) Munns of Hawarden; other relatives; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be sent to the Jackson Recovery Center.

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