Jan. 15, 1912 – Dec. 10, 2016
WAVERLY—Vera Knisley died Dec. 10, 2016, at Sunset Manor, Waverly. She was 104.
She was born Jan. 15, 1912, on the family farm near New London, Iowa, the daughter of Frederick and Bettie Toft Miller. She grew up around New London, where she graduated from New London High School in 1929.
She moved to California for four years until she returned to the Burlington, Iowa, area in 1940. She had lived in and around the Topeka community from 1957 to 2008 when she moved near Melvern.