FEDORA — Vera Everhart Crane, 91 of Fedora, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, June 9, at the First Lutheran Church in Artesian. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery at Artesian. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the Artesian Community Center.
Vera Elizabeth Crane was born December 26, 1925, near Fedora to Harry and Nellie (Stanfield) O’Neal. She graduated from Fedora High School in 1944.
She was united in marriage to George Everhart. They lived on a farm near Fedora. George died in December 2000. After his death, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Crane December 16, 2006. They resided in Jordan, Minn. until Kenneth’s death in 2007.
She was a member of the Fedora Presbyterian Church and had served as clerk for the District 28 School Board. She also had been the Fedora news correspondent for many years.
She is survived by her son, Harry (Joyce) Everhart of Artesian, stepsons, Don (Carrie) Crane of Luxemburg, Wisc., Larry Crane of Minn., sister, Nellie Faye (Norman) Pearson of Mitchell; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by both husbands; daughter, Genice Everhart; and brother, Wilbur O’Neal.
Arrangements are with the Bittner Funeral chapel in Mitchell.