DECATUR -- Vera D. Monska, 85 of Decatur died at 10:09 am. Friday, October 11, 2019 in her residence.

Funeral service to celebrate Vera’s life will be held at 11:00 am. Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the New Day Community Church (4191 North Greenswitch Road, Decatur, Illinois 62526). Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Pastor Bruce Jacobs will be officiating. Burial will be in Mount Gilead Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shed Ministry of the New Day Community Church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Vera was born October 5, 1934 in Colorado Springs, Colorado the daughter of Melvin and Norma (Fischer) Elkins. Vera served many years as Manager of the Macon County Schools Credit Union. She married William Monska on February 4, 1952 in Colorado. He preceded her in death in February of 1995.

Surviving are her children, Debra (Richard) Kelm-Novak of Decatur, Linda (Tim) Helm of Decatur, William (Cindy) Monska Jr., of Warrensburg, four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and special grand dog Gus.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son-in-law, Richard H. Kelm.

Vera was a wonderful mother and grandmother and she will be deeply missed.

Please sign the family guestbook at www.tanzyusloganmemorialpages.com

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