Verner E. Heilskov, 90, of Hampton, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton. He was born January 9, 1929, in Hampton, to Soren and Katrina (Sondergaard) Heilskov.
Verner graduated from Hampton High School and furthered his education at Grand View College. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Verner was united in marriage to Mary Whitney on May 17, 1953, in Hampton. To this union, four children were born: John, Joni, Jane and Todd. He worked as an Amoco jobber.
Verner was a member of Rotary Club, Masonic Lodge, VFW and a longtime member of the Hampton Country Club. He was also a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hampton. Verner enjoyed golfing, gardening and family fishing trips. He loved a good argument; arguing about anything with anybody. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and enjoyed coffee time with his friends.
Verner is survived by his son John (Barb) Heilskov of Hampton, daughter Joni Heilskov of Dallas, Texas, daughter Jane (Shannon Featherston) Heilskov of Fort Worth, Texas, son Todd (Brenda) Heilskov of West Des Moines, grandchildren Soren (Angie) Heilskov of Sheffield, Selina Heilskov of Mason City, Hannah (Tad) Driscoll of Winterset, Madison Heilskov of Ankeny, Morgan (Dylan) Degner of Clive, great grandchildren Dylan Heilskov, Oliver Degner and Ryker Heilskov, brother Robert Heilskov of Hampton and Peter Vidal of Garner.
He was preceded in death by his parents Soren and Katrina Heilskov, wife Mary Heilskov and brothers Holger and Ove Heilskov.
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