Vernon D. Stika, 67, of Tampa died Sunday at Hillsboro Community Hospital. He was born June 1, 1945, in Marion to Mike and Helen Stika. He lived in the Tampa community all his life and was a mechanic.
He is survived by two brothers, LaVerne of Herington and Eugene of Lincolnville.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Marion Cemetery. Visitation is today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion.
A memorial fund has been established for the Kansas Humane Society.