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Verna Walberg - September 30, 2013


Verna Loi Walberg, age 88, of Aurora, died on Sept. 30, 2013, at the Hamilton Manor.
Verna, daughter of Emil and Clara (Moeller) was born in Minden on March 6, 1925.
Verna grew up on the family farm near Elwood.
She graduated from Elwood High School in 1942. She taught third grade from 1942 to 1943.
In April of 1944 Verna graduated from Hastings Beauty Culture Academy.
In 1953 Verna moved to Long Beach, Calif., where she worked as a beautician until her retirement. In 2005 she moved to Aurora to be with her sister (Lorraine) and family.
Verna loved the people she worked with and enjoyed traveling with friends. She was an avid lawn bowler and won many tournaments. Verna always enjoyed spending the holidays with her nephews. At the Manor she was known as their “California Girl.” She shared her wonderful sense of humor with everyone she met.
For complete obituary see this week's Courier