Vera L. Myers, age 94, of Cridersville, passed at 8:05 a.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Lima Memorial Health Care System. She was born May 21, 1924 in Allen County, Ohio; to the late Roland ‘Dean’ and ruth L. Raver Stemen. On September 1, 1945 she married Clarence Wesley Myers who died February 3, 2011.
Vera retired from Myers Pro Hardware and was a member of the Cridersville United Methodist Church. After her retirement, Vera and Wes loved the RV lifestyle, spending winters in Brownsville, Texas. She was very involved with the Otterbein-Cridersville community, their activities, and especially their book club. Her hobbies included reading, coloring, doing sudoku puzzles.
Survivors include a son – Michael Dean (Jane) Myers of Redlands, CA; a daughter – Marilyn Jean (Dale) Strouse of Cottage Grove, WI; 6 grandchildren – Neil (Jenny) Strouse; Kevin (Jenny) Strouse, Shaun Strouse, Ashley (Jonathan) Myers-Davis, Justin Myers, and Andrew Myers; 3 great grandchildren – Rory Strouse, Baron Myers, and Elodie Davis; a brother – Roland L. Stemen of Williamsburg; VA; a brother-in-law – Ned Myers of Cridersville; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will begin 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Father Peter Citerin will officiate. Burial will follow in Shawnee Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday, September 17, 2018 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein-Cridersville