Vera J. Edwards, 95, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Good Samaritan Village, in Geneseo. A graveside service was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29 at Oakwood Cemetery, in Geneseo. The Rev. Melva England officiated. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, in Geneseo.
Vera Jean Obrecht was born Oct. 22, 1923, in Munson Township, Henry County, the daughter of Lorrin and Daisy (Tomlinson) Obrecht. She graduated from Geneseo High School. On Feb. 14, 1942, she married Horace D. Edwards in Kahoka, Mo. He died on June 16, 2015.
Vera had worked in medical records at Hammond-Henry Hospital before retiring in 1982. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Women of the Moose, both in Geneseo.
Survivors include grandsons, Kirk and Chris Hulslander; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Cheryl Olson; granddaughter, Connie Johnston; and sisters, Doris DeBlieck and Joyce Lohman.