Vera Benne
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 7, 1930
  • Date of passing: Mar 2, 2015
Let the memory of Vera be with us forever

Vera Ruth Benne was born April 7, 1930, to Henry and Alma (Hinze) Zieg at Neligh Nebraska.  She was baptized May 11, 1930, at Grace Lutheran Church, Neligh, by Rev. F. W. Rex.  Vera was confirmed April 18, 1943, at St. Peters Lutheran Church, Scribner, NE by Rev. O. W Wehrmann.  Her confirmation verse was Psalm 37:4. Vera graduated from Scribner High School in 1948 and was united in marriage to Don Benne, July 3, 1949 at St. Peters, Scribner, by Rev. Wehrmann.

In 1949, Vera transferred from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Scribner, to St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point where she taught Sunday School and was a member of LWML. Sh was also a charter member of the West Point Fireman's Auxiliary.

Vera loved her family and being a homemaker, sewing and making holidays special. She made quilts for each of her grandchildren, loved doing crafts, ceramics, jigsaw puzzles, and playing cards.  Most of all she loved her Savior, Jesus.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Wendy McIntosh on 13th July 2015

"I am so sorry to learn of Vera's passing.  I know that she was so greatly loved by her family and friends.  She will be greatly missed.  
My love and condolences to her husband Don, her children, grand children, great grandchildren and her brothers.  May the wonderful memories you carry of Vera soften your grief in the days ahead."

This tribute was added by Roger Zieg on 5th March 2015

"Vera will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Her smile seemed to always be present. Prayers of comfort for the family."

This tribute was added by Marge Banik on 3rd March 2015

"Vera was a wonderful caring person. She was loved by many. She will be greatly missed. We all love you Aunt Vera. Prayers for the Family."

This tribute was added by Phil and Sandy (Powers) Thomas on 3rd March 2015

"We are so sorry for your loss. We know she was loved by her family and friends. Vera was a gentle soul that displayed her strong Christian faith throughout her entire life. May God comfort your entire family as you grieve her passing."

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This memorial is administered by:

Deb Kirsch
Bill Stokely


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