Vera Fern (Elliott) FinninApril 26, 1919 ~ April 2, 2019 (age 99)
Vera Fern Elliott Finnin, 99, of Lyons, passed away April 2, 2019 at Presbyterian Manor, Sterling. She was born April 26, 1919 in Sterling, Kansas, the daughter of Forrest and Annabelle Darnell Elliott. She graduated from Sterling High School with the class of 1937. Vera has resided in Lyons since 1976, formerly of Burbank, California. She was a homemaker. Vera was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Sterling. On September 20, 1941, Vera was united in marriage with G.W. “Pete” Finnin in Burbank, California. He preceded her in death on September 10, 1999. She is also preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by a nephew, Mike Finnin of Dubuque, IA; and niece, Merry Cooper of Topeka. Graveside service will be at 2:00 P.M., Monday, April 8, 2019 at Sterling Community Cemetery with Rev. Robert Friesen officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 until 1:00 P.M., Monday, April 8, 2019 at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons. Memorials may be given to Presbyterian Manor, Sterling, or District Hospital #1 of Rice County, Lyons, in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.