WILLOW LAKE — Cody Alan Verdon, 21, of Willow Lake, died in the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, from injuries caused by a motorcycle accident in Willow Lake the preceding Friday.
Visitation was held on Monday at the Grace Lutheran Church at Willow Lake and will continue today one hour preceding services in the Willow Lake School Gym.
Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. in the Willow Lake School Gym with the Rev. Keith Garness officiating. Burial will follow in the Collins Cemetery at Willow Lake.
Cody Alan Verdon was born on Oct. 6, 1991. He graduated from Willow Lake High School in 2010.
He then attended WyoTech in Daytona, Fla., specializing in motorcycle technology. He later returned to the Willow Lake community and began working for Verdon Roofing and Construction.
He was baptized at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in Watertown and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Willow Lake.
He enjoyed fixing and restoring bikes, the newest technology, fitness training and protein foods.
He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Brenda (Whirledge) Verdon; sister, Samantha (Kelly) Dockter; nieces, Teresa, Aimee and Mikyla; maternal grandparents, Roger and Jerone Whirledge all of Willow Lake; his paternal grandmother, Betty Colberg of Cosmos, Minn. and paternal grandfather, Gerald (Norma) Verdon of Forest Lake, Minn.; aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
Furness Funeral Home of Clark is in charge of arrangements.
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