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 Vera E. <I>Wylde</I> John

Vera E. Wylde John

Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
Death 21 May 2009 (aged 96)
Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
Plot ELMWOOD 2 25W 6
Memorial ID 149689859 · View Source
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Vera John, 96, of Sycamore, Ill., died Thursday, May 21, 2009, at Oak Crest Retirement Center in DeKalb.

She was born Aug. 9, 1912, in Sycamore, the daughter of Earl and LaVina (Weaver) Wylde. She married Maynard "Ben" John on Feb. 17, 1951, in Sycamore.

Vera graduated from the Northern Illinois Teachers College in DeKalb and attended the University of Chicago. She was an elementary school teacher in a one-room schoolhouse in South Riley. She also taught for many years in Shorewood, Wis., and Sycamore. Vera was a longtime member of the Federated Church in Sycamore.

Vera is survived by one brother, Roland "Squeak" (Gert) Wylde of rural Kingston; four nephews, Elroy Wylde, Jeff (Gayl) Wylde, Dan (Jennifer) Wylde and Randy (Lisa) Wylde; three nieces, Vicky (Bill) Vosburgh, Kathy (Doug Decker) Harrolle and Cindy (Brad) Busch; several great-nieces and -nephews; and her dear friend, Richard Clausen.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Billy; and one brother, Elroy.

Her funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, May 25, at Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore, with the Rev. Judith Harris officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Monday until the time of service at the funeral home.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vera E. Wylde John (9 Aug 1912–21 May 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149689859, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Steve (contributor 48380989) .