Hazel Grace Verchota, 91
Hazel Grace Verchota, 91, died November 19, 2013 in San Francisco with her daughter by her side.
She was born in Iowa, the daughter of the late Inez Myrtle Tibbetts (Jackson) and Manly Day Tibbetts. Hazel grew up in Stevens Point, WI and graduated from the University of Wisconsin. Together with her husband of 49 years, the late James Walton Verchota, she reared five children and, on occasion, taught school in the Chicago area. As lifelong Anglican, she had been an active member of Grace Episcopal Church in Menomonie, WI for many years.
She is survived by her children Gregory C. Verchota (Beth), Elizabeth A. Schriock (Eldon), James W. Verchota (Sharon), John D. Verchota (Mary) and William T. Verchota, by her brother Robert L. Tibbetts (Marguerite), nephews Charles and Robert, niece Pamela, grandchildren Grace, Helen, Zachary, Katelyn, Matthew, Christine, Abigale, Emmanuel, Michaela, Simon, Benjamin, Jill, Andrew, Molly, and by five great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Rite of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m., December 16, 2013 at the Church of the Intercession, in Stevens Point, WI. Committal will follow at Forest Cemetery. Visitation will precede the service from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at the address, donate.cancer.org; and to Coming Home Hospice, C/O Richard Nasca, Director, 115 Diamond St., San Francisco, CA 94114. Online condolences may be made at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
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