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Vera Doherty, 92

Visitation:
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
9:00 AM until 10:30 AM
Pierschbacher Funeral Home
914 Roland Ave
Chariton, IA 50049

Service:
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
10:30 AM
Pierschbacher Funeral Home
914 Roland Ave
Chariton, IA 50049



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Services for Vera, age 92 will be Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends before the service beginning at 9:00 a.m. prior to the service. Memorials are requested to the Norwood Community Center.

Vera Evelyn was born June 17, 1919 at in Norwood, Iowa, to Nathan and Mary (Edwards) Penick. She attended country school at Pukerbrush and then graduated from Norwood High School in 1937. She married John Marker and they were blessed with two sons: Richard and Rex.

Vera worked as a nurse’s aide at Chariton Nursing and Rehab Center for 22 years. The only television show she enjoyed was Lawrence Welk. She was strong-minded, but loved her family, especially watching her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands: John Marker in 1951 and Bert Doherty in 1976; siblings: Lela Triggs, Mildred Clark, Thelma Haltom, Owen Penick, Bob Penick, and Glen Penick; and daughter-in-law, Patricia Marker.

Vera passed away November 18, 2011. She is survived by her son: Richard (Connie) Marker and Rex Marker; grandchildren: Lorie, Lucy, Todd, and John; 9 great grandchildren; siblings: Flossie (Kenneth) Baker, John Penick, and Jim (Jean) Penick.




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