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Verna Shaver, 96, Urbandale

Verna Shaver, age 96, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Bickford of Urbandale.

She was born and raised in State Center, Iowa. After graduating from high school, she attended Evangelical Deaconess Hospital in Marshalltown, where she earned her RN in 1947. She married Berwin Shaver in 1949 and they made their home in Marshalltown. She worked as a nurse in the doctors’ office in State Center. She was also an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in State Center.

Verna is survived by her two daughters: Nancy Davis of Urbandale, and Terri Dietz (Dean) of Lincoln, NE; her granddaughters Kelly Jensen (Jay) and Kimberly Dietz (Isaiah); great grandchildren Oliviah, Piper, and Tristan. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her son-in-law Richard Davis.

A private family graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery in State Center. Mitchell Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. For questions or to leave a condolence, please visit or call 641-844-1234.

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