Friday, August 17, 2012



AGE: 94

ADDRESS: W4976 Macky Spur Road, Ogema, Town of Ogema Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:30 P.M. Thursday, August 16 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where she had been a resident for the past 2 ½ years.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 21 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Prentice

OFFICIATING: Rev. Dr. Gary Uttech

PLACE OF BURIAL: Leavitt Creek Cemetery, Town of Hill, Price County

VISITATION AT: 9:30 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Prentice

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 12, 1918 in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION: Attended Florence Nightingale Graded School in Chicago and also Kelly High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 1st: July 17, 1937 at Peace Lutheran Church in Chicago, IL to Rudolph O. Sulko and he preceded her in death on July 5, 1981. 2nd: February 16, 1985 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Prentice to Wilbert Sulko and he preceded her in death on June 30, 1995.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Vera worked at Francis Willard Hospital until 1938, where she met her husband, Rudolph. In 1945, they moved to a home on Macky Spur Road. In 1965 she started working for the Prentice School District in the kitchen, until her retirement in 1980. She enjoyed baking, helping in the church kitchen for any occasion. Vera also enjoyed traveling, birds, helping others and visiting with neighbors.

Also a member of the AMVETS Post #2298 in Panama City, FL

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 Sons: Philip (Karen) Sulko of Medford and Duane Sulko of Panama City, FL
Daughter: Diane (Martin) Heier of Medford
Step-Children: Anthony (Debbie) Sulko of Wausau, David Sulko of Burnsville, MN and Christine Krawczyk of Prentice

GRANDCHILDREN: Carrie (Chris) Freas of St. Paul, MN, Jason (Dawn) Heier of Medford, Josh (Stacie) Heier of Beaver Dam, Scott (Tammy) Sulko of Florence, MS and Stephanie Sulko of Pearl, MS
Step-Grandchildren: Laura (Jason) Pahl of Wausau, Adam (Nikki) Sulko of Kenosha and Sara Sulko of Wausau

SURVIVING HALF SISTER: Marlene Greco of Wisconsin Rapids
Also survived by Great-Grandchildren and Step-Great-Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends.

DECEASED HALF SISTERS: Phyllis Golden and Virginia Kieffer


DECEASED MOTHER: Veronica A. Adams (Maiden Name: Donnelly)

PALLBEARERS: Jason and Josh Heier, Carrie Freas, David and Anthony Sulko and Christine Krawczyk

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Vera’s family to be designated at a later date. Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements.
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