1921 Vera 2014

Vera Osar

July 22, 1921 — September 30, 2014

Vera E. Osar, 93, of Peoria died early Tuesday morning at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Center in Peoria.
Vera was born on July 22, 1921, in a little community west of Peoria called Huntsville to Fred L. and Bessie E. (Black) Simpson. After attending Brown's Business College in Peoria, she married Clarence L. Osar in Missouri on May 17, 1941.
Vera worked for Princess Peggy before it closed as a clerk for fifteen years, and was often used as a model for their dresses. Vera also worked at OSF St. Francis Hospital in the medical records department. She was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church in Peoria.
Vera is survived by three granddaughters, Jandy (Matthew) Dugan, sons Christopher and Taylor, Jennifer (Brian) Peitzmeier, sons Ryan and Jackson, and Shannon (Justin Vernon) Osar; a sister, Imogene Schuman; numerous nieces and nephews, including a niece and her husband who have been looking after her, Pam and Bill Brown. John Wamsley has been her close friend and companion in recent years. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clarence, a son, Gary, two brothers, and three sisters.
Funeral Service for Vera will be held on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home located at 428 West McClure Ave., Peoria. Rev. Justin Smith will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service time at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Parkview Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her name to her church. Vera's online memorial website may be viewed at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com


OCT 3. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home
428 W. McClure Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

Funeral Ceremony

OCT 3. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home
428 W. McClure Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

Graveside Service


Parkview Cemetery
Peoria, IL

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