Verna Ayers
Verna Ayers

Verna Marie Ayers, 86, of Chatfield, passed away on January 10, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Hospital - Methodist Campus in Rochester. 

Verna was born October 12, 1931 to Vernal and Mary (Grant) Johns  in Freemont, Minnesota.
On November 8, 1949 she married Orrion “Bud” Ayers in Preston.
Verna enjoyed crocheting, coloring books, and watching soaps.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also loved her two little dogs.  
Verna is survived by her children: Lawrence (Diane) Ayers, of Cedar Parks, Texas, Brian (Heidi Ellis) of Stewartvillle, Sandra (LeRoy) Fenstermaker of Chatfield, Mary (Gerald) Virnig of Chatfield, Donna Torras of Stewartville; sister: Arlene Cannon, of Medford, Minn. Seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren also survive.  
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother  Henry.  
The funeral service for Verna  was on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at Chatfield United Methodist Church with Pastor Debra Jene Collum officiating.  Committal service will be held at the Chatfield Cemetery. 
Riley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.  To share a memory of Verna with the family please visit