Elvera “Vera” Ronan

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Elvera “Vera” Ronan, age 91, of Oakdale, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 6:15 a.m. in her home.

Vera was born on February 18, 1925 in Plum Hill, a daughter to Frederick and Lydia (Mittendorf) Blumhorst. On October 22, 1949, she married H.R. “Rick” Ronan in St. Louis, he survives. Vera was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband, Rick Ronan of Oakdale; four children, James Patrick (Lori) Ronan of Victoria, B.C., Robert Michael Ronan of Walnut Hill, Kathleen Marie (F. Mack) McKinnerney of Covington, Texas, and Thomas William (Julia) Ronan of Locust Grove, Ga.; ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and one sister, Ruth Oller of Lemay, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Melba Schuetz.

Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Nashville, on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Beverly Kahle officiating. Interment will be in Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale.

Friends may call at Pyatt Funeral Home, Oakdale, on Wednesday for 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ.

Pyatt Funeral Home, Oakdale, is in charge of the arrangements.

For more information or to sign an online guest register please visit www.pyattfuneralhome.com