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Verne E. Logerquist, 87, formerly of Kenmore, died Jan. 15, 2000, in Boulder, Colo., where he had lived since 1988.

He was born in Bark River, Mich., and was a graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.

He came to the Buffalo area in the late 1940s.

Logerquist was a longtime member of the Engineering Society of Buffalo and worked as a civil engineer in the commercial construction industry. He was the project engineer for Erie County Medical Center and numerous other commercial building projects in Western New York.

Logerquist was a member of Kenmore Presbyterian Church for 40 years and served as a deacon, elder and trustee. He also participated in the Kenmore Ecumenical Committee. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Boulder.

In addition to his wife of 59 years, the former Ruth Steward, he is survived by a son, James of Boulder; two daughters, Sally Lampe of Portland, Ore., and Karen Simmons of Longmont, Colo.; three half sisters, Elaine Kiesling and Diane, both of Dixon, Ill., and Marilyn Garneski of Statesville, N.C.; a half brother, Dennis of Matthews, N.C.; and four grandchildren;

A memorial service was held in Boulder.


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