Vera Raether (1921 - 2013)

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Raether, Vera

Vera Ella Raether, age 92, of Seymour, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Seymour. She was born February 12, 1921 daughter of the late Arthur and Anna (Hartsworm) Puls.

She was united in marriage to Harrison Raether. He preceded her in death in 1989.

Vera was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour.

She is survived by her son Steve (Bobbie) Raether, Shawano; two grandsons: Tim (Chris) Raether and Tom (Sara) Raether, both of Kaukauna; great-grandchildren: Taylor, Megan, Bridget and Mallory; sisters-in-law: June Raether and Durelle Puls.

Preceded in death by an infant brother, three brothers: Ralph (Ruth), Maynard (Mary), Dallas (Hazel) Puls; one sister, Toby (Jim) Sutliff; two brothers-in-law: Bert Raether and Gaylord (Mary) Raether.

Friends may call at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour on Monday, December 23, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until services at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Natalie Kramer officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at

Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour is assisting the family with arrangements.

A special thank you to all the staff of Good Shepherd Nursing Home for the care given to mom.


Funeral Home
Muehl Boettcher Funeral Home
358 South Main Street Seymour, WI 54165
Funeral Home Details
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Dec. 19, 2013