Laverne Milton Bader, 83, went to be with the Lord on November 23, 2017. Born August 12, 1934 in Washburn, North Dakota to Johanna and Christian Bader. He survived by his wife, Judy Clement Bader and two sons, Steven Clement Bader and Philip Park Bader Sr., four grandchildren, Philip Park Bader, Jr., Charlotte Summer Bader, Callie Hall Bader and Samantha Lucy Bader, two brothers Orland Bader, James Bader, and one sister Jane Peterson. He was proceeded in death by one brother, Leroy Bader and two sisters, Delores Banta and Elaine Smith.
He served in the US Air Force from 1954 to 1958. He was married to Judy Clement on December 15th, 1956 at the Jacksonville Air Force Base Chapel. He graduated from the University of Arkansas Little Rock Suma Cum Laude in 1961. In 1976 he formed The Bader Insurance Agency and retired in 1996.
Verne Bader was a generous man who dedicated his life to his family and his church. He had a heart for the Lord and loved to share his faith and had a heart for missions.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Covenant Presbyterian Missions fund or Alzheimer’s Arkansas.