Verna Marie Ayers, 86, of Chatfield, passed away on January 10, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Methodist Campus in Rochester.
Verna was born October 12, 1931, to Vernal and Mary (Grant) Johns in Freemont, Minn.
On November 8, 1949, she married Orrion “Bud” Ayers in Preston.
Verna enjoyed crocheting, coloring books, and watching soaps. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved her two little dogs.
Verna is survived by her children: Lawrence (Diane) Ayers, of Cedar Parks, Tex., Brian (Heidi Ellis) of Stewartville, Sandra (LeRoy) Fenstermaker of Chatfield, Mary ( Gerald) Virnig of Chatfield, Donna Torras of Stewartville; sand sister Arlene Cannon, of Medford, Minn. Seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brother Henry.
The funeral service for Verna will be 11 a.m., on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Chatfield United Methodist Church with Pastor Debra Jene Collum officiating. The visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the time of service on Saturday, also at church. Committal service will be held at the Chatfield Cemetery.
Riley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory of Lois with the family please visit RileyFuneralHomes.com.