Vera F. Todd, age 89 of Rhinelander, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Rennes Health and Rehab. She was born on May 21, 1926, in Rhinelander to Joseph and Martha Belgard.
Vera attended school in Rhinelander and later married Roy Gilbert who preceded her in death in 1959. She married Richard Todd in 1964 and together they raised their large family. In addition to caring for her family, Vera enjoyed gardening, fishing, especially fly fishing for trout, and berry picking. She was also an accomplished seamstress and will be fondly remembered for the beautiful Christmas gifts she created each year. She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church.
Vera is survived by two sons, Brian (Laura) Gilbert of Rhinelander and John Todd of Roscoe, Illinois; four daughters, Frances Sackett of Waukesha, Corrine (George) Krzmarcik of Mosinee, Laurie Gilbert of Rhinelander, and JoAnn (Greg) Trouller of Pulaski; one son-in-law, Paul Hanse of Tomahawk; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Roy and Richard; a daughter, Linda Hanse; and a sister, Antonia Urban.
A funeral mass for Vera will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, August 3, 2015, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church – St. Joseph Site with Father Mike McLain officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Carlson Funeral Home Monday prior to services at the church. Interment will be in Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Cemetery.