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Vera Aronhalt

December 6, 1921 November 24, 2019
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Obituary for Vera Aronhalt

Vera M. Aronhalt, 97 of Glen Carbon, IL and a former resident of Parsons, KS, passed away at 7:15 A.M. Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Meridian Village at Glen Carbon.
She was bone on December 6, 1921 at Erie KS, a daughter of Verlyn and Flossie Richardson. She grew up in St. Paul.

Vera and Leonard met as children in St. Paul and became high School sweet hearts. They were married June 18, 1941 at Erie, KS.

Vera earned her master’s degree in Education from Pittsburg State University and taught school in St. Paul and Tongonoxie, while Leonard was in the South Pacific during WWII. Later teaching in the Parsons district, she retired in 1986 after 38 years of teaching.

Vera enjoyed making quilts, crocheting, and doing many crafts. She was an avid seamstress, making most of her daughter’s clothes and even their wedding dresses.
After retiring Vera and Leonard enjoyed traveling in their motor home and visited many national parks. She was a member of AARP and Neosho Valley Good Sam’s.
Vera was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Organization for Women Educators., She was also a member of the Brown-Bishop No. 704, Veterans of foreign Wars Auxiliary and served as Conductress.

Vera is survived by her daughters Patricia (John) Stephenson and Donna ( Virgil) McDonough; four Grandchildren, Jennifer Stephenson, Greg Stephenson, Megan McDonough and Andrea McDonough; seven great grandchildren, Adrianna, John Robert, Collin, Kaylee, Hailey, Zachary and Nathaniel. Vera was preceded in death by husband Leonard Aronhalt; her sisters, Katherine Moses, Helen Pickham, Audrey Tewell; two brothers David Richardson and Robert Richardson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home with Reverend Tim Bever and Pastor Pat McReynolds officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until service time Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to the Parsons Area Community Foundation. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357. Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

3

Dec

10:00 AM 12/3/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons

112 North 26th Street
Parsons, KS 67357

Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons
112 North 26th Street Parsons 67357 KS
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

3

Dec

11:00 AM 12/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons

112 North 26th Street
Parsons, KS 67357

Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons
112 North 26th Street Parsons 67357 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

21039 Ness Road
Parsons, KS 67357

21039 Ness Road Parsons 67357 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

Parsons Area Community Foundation

PO Box 894
Parsons, KS 67357
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