ADRIAN – Vera M. Rink, age 99, of Adrian, died September 29, 2017, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility after living independently until two weeks before her death.
She was born December 29, 1917, in Adrian to Frank and Mary (LaGore) Rink. She graduated from Adrian High School in 1936. She had been a resident of the Adrian area all of her life. Vera had been employed by American Chain and Cable as an inspector for 42 years, retiring in 1978. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church for many years. She was an avid Detroit Tigers fan, enjoyed baking cookies and making buckeyes, and knitting.
Vera is survived by her sister, Katherine Suydam of Adrian; sister-in-law, Margaret Rink of Chelsea; many nieces and nephews; and special caregivers, niece, Barb Mohler, Brenda and Linda. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Herbert and Donald Rink.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 2, 2017, beginning at 12:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Rev. Sarah Ross officiating. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church and Lenawee Humane Society. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.