85 year old, Vera M. Wantola, of Wheatfield, passed away December 28, 2022, at her home with her loving family around her.
On November 11, 1937, in Kersey, Wheatfield Township, Jasper County, Indiana, Vera was born to Lenhart and Dorothea (Weise) Krug. She graduated from Kouts High School, Vera married the love of her life, Leo J. Wantola on December 31, 1965, at the Kouts Lutheran Church. Vera worked as the set-up person at McGills for 45+ years. When Vera retired she took up watching old TV shows.
Vera is survived by her children: Matthew (Nora) Wantola and Kathryn Wantola, six grandchildren: Danielle Mashburn, Megan Mashburn, Dustin Mashburn, Naomi Wantola, Dillan Wantola, Wyatt Wantola, and sister-in-law: Marsha Krug.
Vera was preceded in death by her husband: Leo, son: Mike, brother: Paul Krug, sisters: Ruth Jarnecke, Eleanore Peregrine, and Laura Borg.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 E. Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Vera will take place at the funeral home at 12:00 p.m. (noon) with Pastor Joe Ostafinski officiating. Interment will follow at the Kouts Lutheran Cemetery.