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Vera M. (Calhoun) Purdy

May 31, 1939 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 80)


Vera M. (Calhoun) Purdy, age 80 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed from this life on Saturday May 2, 2020 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She was born on Wednesday May 31, 1939 in Quincy, Illinois to Clarence Calhoun Sr. and Margaret L. (Gross) Crites.

Vera is survived by her husband Theodore K. Purdy Sr of Indianapolis, IN. Sons, Theodore K. Purdy Jr of Indianapolis, Indiana, William E., Michael R. and Joseph E. Baker of Quincy, Illinois. Daughters, Katrina D. Roach of New Whiteland, Indiana, Lynda C. Purdy of Bedford, Indiana and Janie K. Harker of Quincy, Illinois. Brothers, Clarence “Buddy” Calhoun Jr of Forsyth, Illinois and Lee Mason of Keokuk, Iowa. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Sharon Brun and Norma Dale.

Vera had been a school bus driver for several years most recently with Avon Community Schools. She was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church.

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