Vera Thompson


SHERWOOD -- Vera May Thompson, 85, of Sherwood, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at her residence.

She was born on May 13, 1928, to Howard and Esther Bauer. She married Charles Thompson on June 25, 1948, and he passed away in 1995.

Vera was a member of First Evangelical Methodist Church and a graduate of Defiance High School.

She is survived by her son, Rick (Sue) Thompson of Sherwood; daughter, Susan (Dan) Egler of Defiance; 11 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles; children, Linda Ray and Kenneth Thompson.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. today, April 29, 2014, at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the funeral home with Randy Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Sherwood Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be made to the CHP Defiance Hospice, Home Away From Home. Online condolences can be given at

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