Vera P. Rowe

VERA P. ROWE VALPARAISO, IN Vera P. Rowe, 92, of Valparaiso passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2012 at Porter Regional Hospital. She was born on October 17, 1920 in Logansport to Michael and Lulu (Yeakley) Cunningham. Vera received her Bachelor's Degree from Purdue University and worked for many years as a registered nurse. She enjoyed traveling and playing cards and volunteering at Pines Village Retirement Communities was a member of the Eastern Stars, VFW Ladies Axillary and the Eagles Lodge. Vera is survived by her daughter, Christene (Art) Schneidt of Valparaiso; granddaughter, Tasha (George) Djurovic; and great-granddaughter, Lucy Djurovic. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd and son, Michael. A memorial service honoring Vera's life will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Pines Village Retirement Communities. Visitation will be at 11:00 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11:30 a.m. with Chaplain Dean Christianson officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to Opportunity Enterprises.

Published in The Times on Jan. 12, 2013