VERA LUCILLE GAINES DILLENBURG

VERA LUCILLE DILLENBURG, DAUGHTER OF ELASHA AND DORA GAINES, WAS BORN JANUARY 1, 1901 AT BENTON AND DEPARTED THIS LIFE DECEMBER 23, 1968 IN CLEARVIEW HOME IN MOUNT AYR AT THE AGE OF 67 YEARS 11 MONTHS AND 23 DAYS.

MOST OF HER LIFE WAS SPENT AT BENTON IN RINGGOLD COUNTY.

ON MARCH 18, 1922, SHE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE WITH RALPH DILLENBURG AND OF THIS UNION WERE BORN THREE CHILDREN.

SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, RALPH, AND A SISTER, VANIETA HALEY.

LEFT TO MOURN HER DEATH ARE TWO SONS, DONALD DILLENBURG OF ROCKFORD, IL. AND HERBERT DILLENBURG OF CRESTON; A DAUGHTER, LUCILLE BUTLER OF DES MOINES; SIX GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD DECEMBER 26, FROM THE RHOADES FUNERAL HOME, CONDUCTED BY THE REV. WARD CAMPBELL, MUSIC WAS PROVIDED BY MRS. ROBERT FISHER AND MRS. BILLIE KELLEY, VOCALISTS, AND MARGARET PENCE, ORGANIST. CASKET BEARERS WERE RONALD BEYMER, ARNOLD KESSLER, WAYNE TAYLOR, KEITH COLE, ROY BLUNCK, AND BILL BLUNCK. BURIAL WAS IN THE BENTON CEMETERY.

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