Vera B. Williams, 87, of Olathe, passed away on August 8, 2017. She was born on February 11, 1930 in Paola, KS and grew up there. She met and married Loren Williams in 1946 and moved to Olathe. Their daughter, Connie, was born in 1947, Jeff in 1955, and Scott in 1960.
Vera and Loren loved going out dancing with all their many friends. Vera also loved going to Las Vegas and playing the poker machines. She worked at the Johnson County Court House in the Treasurer's office for 38 years. After retirement she worked in the Food Pantry at the First Presbyterian Church and loved every minute of it.
Vera lived on Poor Street for 62 years. In April of this year she moved into The Homestead Assisted Living facility and made many new friends.
Vera is survived by her children, Connie (Butch) Bieszczat and Scott (Fredia) Williams; siblings, Jean Dempsey of Olathe, KS and George Martz of Kansas City, KS; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loren Williams; son, Jeff Williams; mother, Poppie Martz; and her sisters, Kate Armstrong, Ethel Ann Cassida, and Florence Long.
The family will receive guests for a Visitation on Friday, August 11, 2017, from 10:00-11:00 am at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Olathe. The Memorial Service will follow at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Olathe Hospice House, 15310 S Marion St, Olathe, KS 66061.
We would like to thank the staff of Olathe Hospice House, Hoeger House, and Homestead Assisted Living for the love and care provided to Vera and her family.
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