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VERNE E. LOGERQUIST

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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