Vera Minger Patrick


Vera (Minger) Patrick, 87, of Guttenberg, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Guttenberg Care Center. She was born the daughter of Albert and Blanch (Penhollow) Minger, February 17, 1926, in Guttenberg.

Vera graduated from the Guttenberg High School, taught country school, worked for Muters Co Original Enders Co. for eight years and was a homemaker for many years. On November, 11, 1946, she was saved.

On November 18, 1947, she was united with Gene Patrick at his parent’s home near Osterdock.

She is survived by her husband Gene; one sister, Opal Dean of Fort Dodge; one sister-in-law, Peggy Minger of Guttenberg; one brother-in-law, Charles Moser of Gunder; nieces and nephews, Denny (Tami) Dean, Doug (Dawn) Dean, Barbara Dean, Elizabeth Dean, Jane (Bryce) Kreager, Bill (Sandra) Moser, and Susan (Steven) Rausch; and many great-nieces, nephews  and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Blanch and Albert; one brother, Alton Minger; one sister, Maymie Minger, sister-in-law, Fern Moser, and one brother-in-law, Robert Dean.

 Visitation was Tuesday, July 2, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, from 3-7 p.m., and one hour before services at the Gospel Hall. Funeral services were Wednesday, July 3, at 10:30 at Gospel Hall, Garnavillo, with Robert Orr officiating. Interment was at St. John’s Cemetery, rural Guttenberg, Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Guttenberg.

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