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 Vera <I>Wolfe</I> Ainley

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Vera Wolfe Ainley

  • Birth 22 Jul 1905 Clark, Clark County, South Dakota, USA
  • Death 28 Dec 2009
  • Burial Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 46167490

Vera Wolfe Ainley, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 28, 2009 at the age of 104.

She was born on July 22, 1905 in Clark, South Dakota to William and Edna Wolfe. In 1918 she moved to Monrovia, California where she attended high school and then USC. Vera married Charles H. Ainley in 1925 and together they spent 33 years as missionaries in Mexico and Guatemala under the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions. They lived for 10 years in Woodlake, California where they were active in the Woodlake Presbyterian Church. Following retirement in 1966 they moved to Westminster Gardens in Duarte, CA where Charles served as associate pastor at the Arcadia Presbyterian Church. Vera was active in the prayer ministry there.

Vera was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, and her son, Chuck. She is survived by her loving family: son Bill and his wife Nancy of Elma, WA, daughter-in-law Virginia of Spokane, WA, son Bob of Santa Ana, CA, daughter Bette Grier and her husband Bill of Delta Junction, AK, and son Ben and his wife Marge of Clovis, CA. She also leaves behind 23 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Live Oak Cemetery in Monrovia on Monday, January 4, at 2:00pm. A memorial service will follow at 3:30pm in Duarte at Westminster Garden's Packard Hall, 1420 Santo Domingo.

Published in Pasadena Star-News on December 31, 2009

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  • Added: 31 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46167490
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Wolfe Ainley (22 Jul 1905–28 Dec 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46167490, citing Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Cindy R (contributor 25503041) .