(Vera) Joan Mathers
April 27, 1932 - August 19, 2017
Biography

Vera Joan Mathers, 85, of New London, died Saturday, August 19, 2017 at New London Specialty Care. She was born April 27, 1932 in LaCrosse, Illinois, to James H. and Mildred Thompson Crabill. July 15, 1950, Joan married William Mathers in New London. She was a 1950 graduate of New London High School and later was school board secretary for New London Schools for over 20 years. She also worked at Sylvania before owning and operating Mathers Variety in New London. Joan was a member of New London Christian Church. She enjoyed cross- stitch, biking and playing cards.
Mrs. Mathers is survived by her husband of New London; sister Donna Smith of Mt. Pleasant; brothers, Ken (Joann) Crabill of Keosauqua; and Don (Carol) of Redbud, Illinois; sisters-in-law; Jan Crabill and Marvel Crabill both of Mt. Pleasant and Marilyn Crabill of Lomax, Illinois; and nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Jim, Dean and John; and one infant sister, Doris.
The memorial service for Mrs. V. Joan Mathers will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, August 24th at Elliott Chapel. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service. Pastor Rod Cooper will officiate. Inurnment will be held at Burge Cemetery at a later date. A memorial has been established for New London Christian Church.
... Read More


Mobile Check-ins: - What is this?

Services

Visitation Information

The family will be present to greet friends at 1:00 until the time of the service. Light refreshments will be served at the chapel immediately following the service.

Map & Driving Directions

Date & Time

Thu, August 24, 2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Location

Elliott Chapel
One Redbud Lane
New London, IA 52645


Service Information

The family will greet friends beginning at 1:00. Lights refreshments will be serviced at the chapel immediately following the service.

Map & Driving Directions

Date & Time

Thu, August 24, 2017
2:00 PM


Location

Elliott Chapel
One Redbud Lane
New London, IA 52645


Photos

No Photos Yet
Add one now

Slideshow
View all »
Tributes
What will you miss most about (Vera)?
What is your favorite memory of (Vera)?
How did (Vera) inspire you?
What made (Vera) so unique and special?

No Tributes Yet
Add one now

Videos

No Videos Yet
Add one now

(Vera) Joan Mathers's online obituary has been made permanent courtesy of Obitio Online Obituaries.

Subscribe to Email Updates

Enter your email below to receive notifications each time a new tribute is added to this obituary. You can unsubscribe at any time.


What are Mobile Check-ins?

Visitors who access this online memorial from the visitation service are allowed to "check-in," signing their name to help the family record and memorialize the service attendees.

Email to Family or Friends   or   Click to Share to Facebook

Enter the email address of a friend or family member below and we'll notify them of this obituary