July 28, 1934 - December 6, 2020
John 'Jack' Edward Unverferth, 86, of Yuma, Arizona passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma Arizona. He was born July 28, 1934 in Perryville, Missouri to Edwin Francis and Mary Schumer Unverferth. He and Norma Juanita Herring were married October 3, 1953 in Perryville, Missouri. She passed away April 9, 2012. He later married Evelyn Young on May 30, 2013. She survives in Yuma, Arizona. John served in the United States Navy and retired after 28 years as a Chief Petty Officer. He was a member of St. Phillips Catholic Church in Yuma, Arizona and Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree Council 1263 Perryville. He worked at Sabreliner in Perryville as an aircraft interior upholsterer. Lastly, retired after 28 years in the United State Navy as Chief Petty Officer. Survivors include son, Scott and wife Nikki Unverferth of Escondido, CA; two daughters, Gaye Unverferth of Omaha, NE and Terry and husband Ron Schluentz of Escondido, CA; two brothers, Edward Unverferth of Red Bud, IL and Jim Unverferth of Phoenix, AZ; two sisters, Joan Welker and Mary Ann Becker both of Perryville; five grandchildren, Carmela Flowers, Jessica Schluentz, Michelle Schluentz, Miranda Unverferth, Jonathan Unverferth, and seven great-grandchildren, Harmony Flowers, Gregory Flowers, Emily Schluentz, Aaron Schluentz, Sophia Unverferth, William Carr, and Aylee Ruiz. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Norma Juanita Herring; three brothers, Joseph, Thomas (Pete) and Sonny Unverferth; and four sisters, Ruth Baer, Rosemary Healy, Jean Unverferth and Alma Schumer. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Ford and Young Funeral Home in Perryville, Missouri. Funeral Mass with Rev. Jason Schumer officiating and burial with graveside military honors by American Legions Post 133 and US Naval Team will be private. Live streaming for all services will be available using the links provided below. Visitation: Funeral Mass: Burial: If any of the links fail, please use the Youtube Channel as a back up: Memorial contributions may be given to St. Vincent Catholic School in Perryville. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford and Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John 'Jack' Edward Unverferth, 86, of Yuma, Arizona passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma Arizona. He was born July 28, 1934 in Perryville, Missouri to Edwin Francis and Mary Schumer Unverferth. He and... View Obituary & Service Information
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