Vera L Stafford

  • Born: August 2, 1919
  • Died: December 27, 2015
  • Location: Centerville, Iowa

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Centerville, IA 52544

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Vera Louise Stafford, age 96, of Centerville, Iowa, formerly of Seymour, Iowa, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Centerville Nursing and Rehab, Centerville.

Vera was born August 2, 1919 in Mendota, Missouri to John and Antonietta (Saccaro) Sebben. She was united in marriage to Gerald Edwin Stafford on October 5, 1939 in Liberty, Missouri. From this union, they had two children, Gary and Randall "Randy." Throughout her lifetime Vera worked at Wayne's Café, Deflecta Shield, and Iowa Steel and Wire.

Vera is survived by her sons, Randall "Randy" (Judy) Stafford of Albia, Iowa and Gary Lee (Betty) Stafford of Moore, Oklahoma; Four Grandchildren, Rick Lee (Karen) Stafford of Moore, Oklahoma, Mark Anthony (Tracy) Stafford of Edmund, Oklahoma, Jerry Dean (Maura) Stafford of Van Meter, Iowa, and Brian Keith Stafford of Norwalk, Iowa; Five Great-grandchildren, Grant Stafford of Edmund, Oklahoma, Jeren Anthony Everette Stafford of Albia, Iowa, Jalen Robert Stafford of Norwalk, Iowa, Jance Nichols of Edmund Oklahoma and Madison (Nichols) Knight of Oklahoma City; and a sister, Isabel (Sebben) Lemke of Beaverdale, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Antonietta Sebben; her husband, Gerald Stafford; two sisters, Albena (Sebben) Carpenter and Marie (Sebben) Pylant.

There are no scheduled funeral services at this time. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Seymour First Responders and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be expressed online at www.langefh.com. Lange Funeral Home in Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the family.