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“Vera and family own a sweet spot in my heart. They were friends of my grandparents even before I came along. I grew up as her neighbor and was...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Colleen Peterson - Family Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Vera was such a kind & loving person. My sympathy to the entire family. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Shirley Erickson - Boone, IA

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother Rita. She was such a special lady. So very kind and sweet. I always enjoyed the time we spent around...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Dixie Lee Magden - Ames

“Vera was a very kind & considerate lady. She dated our father, Martin Schnormeier, for several years until his health put him in assisted living. She...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: richard schnormeier - zearing, IA

“What a dear lady, and a real class act. Vera, I'm so glad you attended our ladies (Hen) craft club!! I Loved your funny stories, delicious food, and...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Melinda Cisco - Webster City, IA


Vera Lindgren, 96, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. Pastor Curt Fincham will officiate. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Vera Belle Johnson was born on February 7, 1922, in Boone County, Iowa, the daughter of Robert and Ruth (Kincade) Johnson. She attended country school.

On July 7, 1942, Vera was united in marriage to Walter Lindgren in Neosho, Missouri. Vera was a homemaker and later worked as an assembler/inspector at Bourns Inc. in Ames for 14 years, retiring in 1986.

Vera belonged to the Ogden Baptist Church. She enjoyed polka music & dancing, baking, and over the years made many pies for Ogden area cafés. Vera was very family oriented and especially fond of her grandchildren

Survivors include her daughter, Rita (John) Wheeler of Ogden, Iowa; daughter-in-law, Bev Lindgren of Ogden, Iowa; sister-in-law, Rosalie Johnson; four grandchildren, John (Jennifer) Wheeler, James (Katie Blair) Wheeler, Lori (Steve) Jacobsen, and Eric Lindgren; five great-grandchildren, Joshua (Katie) Wheeler, Jessica (Kyle Richman) Wheeler, Kennedy and Grant Jacobsen, and Henry Wagner; one great-great-grandson J.R. Wheeler; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Lindgren; two sons, Tom Lindgren and Tim Lindgren; six sisters and two brothers.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.