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Vera I. Shuck of Edgar, NE, the daughter of Will and Marie (Rabbe) Schlachter was born Aug. 2, 1922, at Glenvil, NE. She departed this life on Friday, April 17, 2015, at Hastings, NE, at the age of92 years. Vera grew up in the Glenvil/Edgar, NE, communities and graduated from Edgar High School with the class of 1940. Vera was then united in marriage to Wendell “Tuffy” Shuck on July 8, 1940. This union was blessed with the birth of three sons. Wendell and Vera moved to San Pedro, CA, from 1940-1948. Wendell and Vera returned to the Edgar area and began a farming interest, as well as starting Shuck Well Drilling. The couple expanded their well drilling operation establishing a   usiness in Yuma, AZ, in 1980, which is operating yet today. era and Wendell resided in Yuma and Edgar until 2003, when they retired to the Edgar area, living in the Kirchoff house. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wendell; parents and three siblings. Survivors include her sons: Gary Shuck and wife, Carolyn of Edgar, NE; Dennis Shuck and wife, Karen  of Edgar, NE; Dale Shuck of Hastings, NE; sisters: Merna Kinnison of Lincoln, NE; Lylis Stephenson of Palm Springs, CA; and a brother, Harlan Schlachter of Hansen, NE; Eight grandchildren; Thirteen great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., April 21, 2015, at the Church of the Plains in Edgar, NE. Pastor Kathryn Bates officiated. Burial was held in the Edgar Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Church of the Plains or the Edgar American Legion. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh. com. Williams Funeral Home of Edgar, NE, is in charge of the arrangements

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