|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1904|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 2001|
Daughter of Peter Henry & Katherine (Reese) Albers.
She attended rural schools in Platte County. She lived with her mother until 1939 when she married William Blessen on May 11. Her and her husband farmed in Platte County near Platte Center. William died on July 11, 1967. She lived in Columbus from 1967 until 1978 where she was a member of the First Baptist Church. In 1978 Verna moved to Springfield, MO to be with her daughter until returning to Columbus in February of 2000. She was a member of the Platte Center Women's Club, Baptist Church in Platte Center where she played piano, taught Sunday school, and was a member of the Ladies Aid. Verna was also a 4-H Club leader and a member of the extension club. Memorials are suggested to the Baptist Cemetery in care of the Platte Center Bank.
She is survived by 3 daughters; Karen Blessen of Springfield, MO, Mary (David) McKinney of Fresno, CA, and Kathy (Robert) O'Hare of Sacremento, CA, 2 grandchildren; Robert O'Hare and Leslie Sorenson, and 2 great-grandchildren; Kaitlin O'Hare and Kayla O'Hare.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, 4 brothers, and 6 sisters.
Peter Henry Albers (1852 - 1916)
Katherine Reese Albers (1863 - 1942)
William G Blessen (1897 - 1967)*
Fredia Albers Thomazin (1886 - 1951)*
Emma Albers Ericson (1891 - 1967)*
Alma Albers Lloyd (1894 - 1975)*
Alvina Albers Parry (1900 - 1973)*
Verna Albers Blessen (1904 - 2001)
Platte Center Baptist Cemetery
Created by: Don
Record added: Dec 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23197995
Added: Sep. 4, 2013