Vera J. Weber - 93
6/27/1926 - 4/18/2020
Vera J. Weber, age 93 of Clinton, formerly of Sabula, Ia., passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Prairie Hills in Clinton. A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 22nd at Evergreen cemetery, Sabula. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Memorials in Vera’s name may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church, Sabula or Compassus Hospice.
Vera was born in Bryant, Iowa on June 27, 1926, the daughter of Alfred and Clara (Miller) Haferbier. She graduated from Miles High School and attended Secretarial School in Davenport. Vera married Gerald T. Weber on January 15, 1946 in Preston, Ia. Gerald passed away on January 8, 1998. She was a homemaker and had farmed with her husband in the Miles and Sabula area for over 48 years. Before her marriage she worked as a secretary. Vera was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church and the V.F.W. and American Legion. Above all she enjoyed visiting with her children and grandchildren! She always had a smile, a hug, and a kind word. Vera enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, baking, playing cards, and making latch hook rugs. She loved music and dancing. Vera was a very compassionate and loving person who gave of herself unconditionally.
Vera is survived by 5 children; Janice and her husband James Rutenbeck of Cordova, IL ., Larry and his wife Kathleen Weber of Sabula, Frank and his wife Brenda Weber of Freeport, IL, Jerry and his wife Jayne) Weber of Sabula and Leana and her husband Mitchell Gravert of Green Island; 15 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 2 great grandsons and her sister, Dolores. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 22nd at Evergreen cemetery, Sabula. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.