Vera J. Krnac
February 21, 1929 - November 07, 2017
Vera J. Krnac, age 88, a lifelong resident of Plainfield, IL, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017 at Lakewood Nursing Center in Plainfield. She was born on February 21, 1929 in Plainfield, IL.
Vera is survived by her loving son, Randy (Sue) Krnac of Plainfield; her cherished grandchildren, Staci Krnac of Hopkinsville, KY, Julie (Aaron) Jones of Carleton, MI and Chad (Kelly) Krnac of Plainfield, IL; her adored great-grandchildren, Casey, Rebecca, Alaina, Seth, Cale, Avery and Lucia Jones, Olive, Nolan and Leo Krnac; as well as her numerous nieces and nephews and their families, and a host of great friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Krnac in 2007; her parents, Robert and Opal Herzog; and her sisters, Violet (the late Glen) Meyer, Verna (the late Joseph) Hollmier and Velma (the late Robert) Ferguson.
Vera was raised in Wheatland Township and graduated from Plainfield High School. She worked for the Village of Plainfield and served as the Village Clerk for several years. She was a longtime, active member of St. Mary Immaculate Church and was a member of the Mother’s Club. Vera and Joe were members of the Pure Rod & Gun Club and loved being outdoors and camping. She was also a huge Chicago Bears fan. After moving from her longtime home on Chicago Street in Plainfield, she enjoyed living for two years at Essington Place in Joliet. Above all, Vera loved being with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.
Visitation will be Friday, November 10, 4:00 until 8:00 PM and again on Saturday, November 11, 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM. at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Rts 30 & 59, Plainfield. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 11, 10:30 AM at St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield. Interment will follow at St. Mary Immaculate Cemetery.
For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Vera's life, memorials may be directed to St. Mary Immaculate Church.