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Vera Ruth Myers, Age: 86
Oct 11, 1935 - Jan 05, 2022

Vera Ruth Myers, 86, entered her heavenly home on January 5, 2022. She was born on October 11,1935 to Herman F. and Letha Violet Reinsch in Kansas City, MO. She graduated from Ruskin High School then attended Kansas City Junior College. Vera transferred to Central Missouri State College earning a Bachelor of Science in Education. She married Robert Myers, on May 30, 1957, with whom she shared her life until his death in 2016. Following her dream, Vera taught physical education in the Raytown school district. She left after 5 years to be a full-time homemaker and mother. Beginning in 1978, she worked as a personal assistant to J. C. Nichols Jr. until 2012. Vera was a founding member of Colonial Presbyterian Church participating in Sunday school, women’s circles, bible study and prayer committee. She was also a member of the Ararat Needle Guild for Shriner’s hospitals for children. Her family was her greatest pride and joy and she enjoyed supporting all their endeavors. Vera was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Myers. She is survived by her two daughters, Robin Thompson and Janet (Curt) Huckabee, 5 grandchildren, Rachel (Kevin) Burns, Jennifer (John) Widel, Robert (Mary) Thompson, Luke (Angela) Buckwalter, Jacob (Kaylee) Reiman and 7 greatgrandchildren, Cameron Buckwalter, Liam Buckwalter, Keagan Buckwalter, Emma Widel, Alice Widel, Katherine Widel and Nora Thompson. A service will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, 2:00pm at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall Rd, KCMO. A private interment at the National Cemetery in Leavenworth, KS will occur at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110, Att.: Developmental Dept., Children’s Mercy Hospital or St. Jude’s Hospital

Family requests those who are attending the Memorial Service, to please wear a mask. 

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Colonial Presbyterian Church
9500 Wornall Rd.
Kansas City
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Jan 15 ,2022
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Kristi McKee Jan 10 ,2022

Granddaughters friend ,Raymore ,Missouri

Gam will be so missed! Her spunk, her smile, her attentiveness, her laugh and humor, her wittiness and readiness for adventure. She was always welcoming, thoughtful and interested. I’m thankful to have know such a well rounded women of faith!

Saundra Schnoebelen Jan 12 ,2022

I want to share my condolences to Robin,Janet & all of her family during this difficult time. Aunt Vera welcomed me into the family with loving arms. I will always hold her close in my heart. She will be dearly missed

Jayne Jacobson Jan 14 ,2022

Cousin ,Owatonna ,Minnesota

Hi Cousins, We are thinking of you all and wishing we could be there to support you as say farewell to Aunt Vera. We have so many fun memories of you all from our childhood. Holding you in our hearts! Much love! Jayne, Jill, and Aunt Jan & our families