Verena (Kauffman) Guthrie

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  • "I wish we could have seen each other more over the years..."
    - Lois Renteria
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    - Jo-Ann Gonzalez
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    - Judi Meyer
  • "She was a Great person. ..will be missed!"
    - Jennifer Breaux
  • "Will miss you but am sure that you are watching over us"
    - Mary Ohl (Moyle) Class of 1973
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Verena Kauffman Guthrie, 59, a native of Fayette, Iowa, and resident of Raceland, lost her battle with cancer Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.
A memorial visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Samart Funeral Home in Houma. Burial will be in Edgewood, Iowa.
She is survived by her husband, Amos "Smiley" Guthrie; son, Thomas Guthrie; daughter, Amy and husband, Erik; grandchildren, Alexis, Dylan and Seth Guthrie; siblings, George Kauffman, Bonnie Wenger and husband, Bill, Elizabeth "Liz" VanDee and husband, Don, Anita Barrett and husband, Bob, Doyle Kauffman Jr. and wife, Barb, Steve Kauffman and wife, Teresa, Marsha Lens and husband, Rich, Richard Kauffman and wife, Joyce, and Robert Kauffman and wife, Deb; brother-in-law, Mark Calkins; extended family, Rhonda and Brooks Bellanger, their children and grandchildren; godchild, Ashley Pearson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Doyle Sr. and Delores Kauffman; brother, David Kauffman; sisters, Janice Kauffman and Karen Calkins; sister-in-law, Roxie Kauffman; and nephew, Mike "Spanky" Wenger.
Verena was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and a loving, giving friend to all she met. She was employed by Weatherford. She will be dearly missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be made to any local cancer foundation.
Samart Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Sept. 2 to Sept. 3, 2014
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Houma, LA   (985) 851-6540