Vera M. Stockberger, 92, of Mason City, died on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at the Good Shepherd Health Center.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1405 South Pennsylvania Ave.
Inurnment will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Vera Rastedt was born November 26th, 1927 in Mason City IA. She grew up in the Mason City area, lived during the war years in Dayton, Ohio before returning to Mason City after graduating from Dayton Ohio High School. She was the only child of Nellie (McIntosh) and William Rastedt and was later adopted by her stepfather, George E. Smith.
Vera married Lloyd Ernest Stockberger on Aug. 22nd, 1947, spending their 55 years of married life in Mason City until Lloyd’s death in 2002.
Vera was an active member of TOPS, Women’s Club, Wesley United Methodist Church, VFW Auxiliary, UTC and the Red Hat Society. They enjoyed traveling and visited all 50 states along with trips to Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Australia and Canada as far east as Newfoundland.
Survivors include four children, Larry Stockberger and his wife Deb of Nora Springs. Randy Stockberger and his wife Roxy of Independence, OR., Sheryl Green and her husband Jerry of Hillsboro, OR., and Sue Redfern of Mason City. Vera enjoyed her 12 Grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Vera was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Stockberger and her parents, Nellie and George Smith.