HOLBROOK -- Vera I. Stevens, 72, died Sunday (Feb. 24, 2002) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
She was born Jan. 2, 1930, to Elmer and Nellie (Kidney) Hermle in Armour.
On Sept. 18, 1948, she married Robert E. Stevens at Beatrice. The couple traveled throughout Kansas and Nebraska working in the construction field and eventually made their home in Silver Creek. She was employed for several years as a welder by G & M Manufacturing. The couple moved to Holbrook in 1986.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Richard and Glenn; and two sisters, Ruth and Edith.
Survivors include her husband, Robert of Holbrook; one brother, Ken Hermle of Boston, Mass.; and three sisters, Pearl Kelley and Merle Orwin both of Beatrice, and Helen of Florida.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 17, 1 p.m., at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge with the Rev. Art Phillips officiating.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary of Cambridge is in charge of arrangements.