Vera E. Hubbard, 90, Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Madison Health Care Center in Indianapolis.
She was born April 12, 1922, in New Castle, to the late Pearl and Marjorie (Conley) Hoover. Vera was also preceded in death by her husband, Murray Hubbard, who died on Feb. 13, 1945, as he faithfully served his country in World War II; her sister, Neva Boardman; and by her dear friend, Wilson Corn.
She is survived by a son, Ed (Mary) Hubbard of Wanatah; granddaughter, Laura (Max) Osbun; great-grandchildren, Morgan and Blake, Arrington, Tenn.; and granddaughter, Karen Hubbard, Stamford, Conn. Vera is also survived by her brother, Paul Hoover, Indianapolis; sister, Lois Hoover, Visalia, Calif.; dear niece, Paula (Ron d’Avis) Hoover, Indianapolis; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Vera graduated from Marion College with a B.S. in 1954 and Indiana University Bloomington with an M.S. in education in 1957. She taught school, primarily first grade, for more than 30 years in Kokomo. After retiring in 1984, she visited every state in the U.S.A. and traveled to many foreign countries. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, GracePoint Church and a life member of the Indiana University Alumni Association.
Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Little & Sons Funeral Home, 4901 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, followed by a funeral service at 4 p.m. in the funeral home. Private graveside services will be Friday, March 29, at Union Cemetery, Parker City.
Memorial contributions may be made in care of www.WWIImemorial.com. Online condolences may be made at www.littleandsonsindianapolis.com.