Aberdeen: Mass of Christian burial for Vera C. Masters, 98, of Aberdeen will be 3 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Aberdeen.
Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011, at St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery in Humboldt, SD.
Schriver's Memorial Mortuary and Crematory of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Friends may sign her online guestbook at schriversmemorial.com.
Vera passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Aberdeen Health and Rehab.
Vera C. Masters was born January 15, 1913, to Claude Bartine and Susan (Menth) Masters in Humboldt, SD, where she was raised and graduated from high school. She continued with her education, attending several different colleges, and received a master's degree in education and counseling.
Vera later moved to Aberdeen and was a teacher at Aberdeen Central High School for many years.
Vera loved to travel, and she traveled all over the world.
Vera is survived by one sister, Sister Lorraine Masters of Huntington, IN; one niece, Mary Gapp; four nephews: Mark Masters, Gary Masters, Don Masters and Paul Hipschman; and many great- and great-great-great-nieces and -nephews.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents; one sister; two brothers; and several nieces and nephews.