Vernon Altenburg, 83, San Diego, a Plover native, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at his home. He had been under hospice care.
A memorial service was held Sunday at Pacific Beach Methodist Church in San Diego. His body was cremated.
Mr. Altenburg was born in Plover and graduated from Stevens Point High School.
He was married to Olive Jane Cartmill. He worked on the family farm in Plover until going to California in 1947. He worked as a carpenter and general contractor until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife and a brother, Robert, Plover.