In Loving Memory of
Vernon Ray Caninenberg
Vernon Ray Caninenberg, age 83 of Liberty, passed away February 20, 2016 in Baytown, TX. Vernon was born January 24, 1933 in Taylor, TX, son of the late Fritz and Clara Marie Kreig Caninenberg. Vernon graduated from Thrall High School and then received his degree in accounting from Lamar University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 where he received the National Defense Service Medal while stationed in Alaska. Vernon moved from Hankamer to Liberty in 1955 where he was the Assistant Post Master for thirty-three years. After retiring he opened his booking keeping and tax service where he served many clients. Vernon was a life time member of the Liberty Fire Department where he dedicated his service to the community for fifty plus years. He was also a member of the Elkâ€™s Lodge and the Taylor American Legion Post 39. He loved to camp and loved his blue bonnets. But mostly he loved his children and grandchildren.
Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, wife; Reta Caninenberg, and sisters; Anita Wolfe and Ruby Abshier. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his daughters; Debbie Polasek and husband Wes of Liberty, Lynn Neely and husband Bill of Liberty, son; Kent Caninenberg of Liberty, sisters; Louise Hrncir of Pearland, TX, Doris Hardi of Elgin, TX, Laverne Haag of Austin, TX, first wife; Diane Caninenberg of Liberty, Grandchildren; Chris, B.J., Angie, Lamar, step-grandchildren; Tiffany, Laura, Jessie, Krystal, Elizabeth and great-grandchildren; Drew, Cooper and Adelyn.
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