July 2, 1931 - May 17, 2013
CASSOPOLIS, Mich. - Verla Mae McKee, 81, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Cass County Medical Care Facility, Cassopolis.
Verla Mae was born July 2, 1931, in Jefferson Township to Melvin and Emma (Vickers) Whitmyer. She married William Allen McKee in Goshen, Ind. He died in October 2003.
She was predeceased by grandson Daniel Young; sisters Bertha Anglemyer, Francis Dorn, Millie Hunsberger, Helen Hughes, Rose Townsend and Evelyn White; and brothers Walt, Jim and Paul Whitmyer.
Survivors include children Kathleen (Barry) Wishart and Stephen (Diana) McKee; grandchildren Angela (Monty) Michals, Chad (Miriam) McKee of Chandler and Christopher (April) McKee; seven great-grandchildren; sisters Emma Underwood and Dorothy McClain; and brothers John, Willis and Bo Whitmyer.
Family and friends will gather from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway St., Cassopolis. Burial is in Reames and Norton Cemetery, Cassopolis.
The family prefers that those wishing to honor her will plant morning glories in her memory.
Send online condolences at www.wagnercares.com.