Veronica "Vera" E. Haeffner, age 96 of Morrison, passed away Tuesday, April 15 2014, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn.
Vera was born on July 13, 1917, in St. Louis, a daughter to the late Francis and Ellen (Fritchmann) Friel.
In 1954, Vera was united in marriage to Edward Haeffner in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on February 10, 1965.
Vera was employed at Carter's, a carburetor plant in St. Louis. She retired after 39 years.
Vera was a member of Local UAW #618 in St. Louis, Missouri Council of Senior Citizens, Senior Olympics, and the Silver Steppers Dance Group.
She enjoyed playing bingo, singing, celebrating St. Patrick's Day and she loved being around people.
Vera is survived and lovingly remembered by: two daughters, Kathleen "Kathy" Meier and her husband Don of Morrison, and Millicent Thomure and her husband Lance of St. Louis; three grandchildren, Cory Meier, Christopher Meier and his wife Lisa, and Kevin Meier; two great grandchildren, Brooke and Reese Meier and several nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents and spouse, Vera was preceded in death by: two brothers, Joseph and Edward Friel and four sisters, Celia Marrs, Margaret Potter, Rita Farris and Mary Ruth Friel.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Linn with Fr. David Means officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Oklahoma Church of Christ or Osage Christmas Wishes.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, MO (897-2214)