Vera Chaffin

Vera Iva Chaffin, 94, died peacefully in her sleep April 8, 2014 in Canon City, CO. She was born in Phillips County, Kansas on December 14, 1919 to Newton Tree and Maggie Fern (Patrick) Schermerhorn. She lived in Loveland, CO for many years, and worked as a secretary for the City of Loveland for 20 years. She also owned a daycare center in Ft. Collins for 5 years. While living in Parachute, she volunteered at the Senior Center there, and after moving to Florence she volunteered at the Florence Senior Center. Vera was a wonderful seamstress, and was a very gifted quilter. Every family member has a quilt that she made. She also loved to crochet. Ms. Chaffin is survived by her children, Winston (Janelle) Chaffin, Shirley Handlos (Walter Friend), and Dennis (LuAnn) Chaffin; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchildren. Memorial Service will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2014 at the Chapel of the Garden at 806 Macon Avenue, Canon City, CO. Arrangements are under the care of Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral

Funeral Home

Holt Family Funeral Home
806 E. Macon Avenue Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 275-4113

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Apr. 16, 2014