Vernida Kaneer, 88, of Sweet Springs died Aug. 1, 2010, at Sweet Springs Villa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church at Sweet Springs with the Rev. Dan Wing officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Sweet Springs.
Mrs. Kaneer was born on Oct. 26, 1921, at Sweet Springs. She was the daughter of Harry and Gertrude Bauer Eckhoff. She married Roy L. Kaneer Sr. on Nov. 8, 1957. She was a Sweet Springs resident most of her life. She was a school bus driver for 20 years and was secretary for Kaneer and Son Plumbing and Heating Co. She was a member of Immanuel church.
Mrs. Kaneer is survived by a son, Mike Clemens of Sweet Springs; a daughter, Mrs. Eddie (Debbie) Reinitz of Sweet Springs; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on March 26, 2000; and two brothers, Leon-ard Eckhoff and Robert Eckhoff.
The pallbearers will be Rick Clemens, Chris Clemens, Carl Winston, Danny Weber, Joshua Weber, Zachary Weber, Taty-ana Dalager and Aaron White.
The family suggests memorial contributions to a family choice.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church preceding the service.