Verla D. Rexstrew, 87, Bremen, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at Memorial Hospital.
She was born Nov. 13, 1932, in Star City, to the late William “Walker” and Orie (Crispen) Batty. On July 9, 1949, in Royal Center, she married Harold D. Rexstrew; he preceded her in death March 4, 1977.
She worked for 24 years at Wells Aluminum. She also farmed for many years as well as raising chickens, pigs, and cows.
Surviving are her children: Charlotte A. (Matthew J.) Ernsperger, Granger; and Harold “David” (Janice K.) Rexstrew, Bremen. Also surviving are four grandchildren: Shelly (Harvey) Cunningham, Tracy (Forrest) Grahl, Matthew Ernsperger Jr., and Loretta Kay Ernsperger; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister: Jean (Keith) Smith, Lafayette. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a granddaughter: Misty Escobedo; one great-grandson; and five sisters: Lovie Lavon, Marie Lowry, Maxie Taylor, Eunice A. Rans and Ruthalee Sparks.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the North Liberty Church of Christ, 65225 IN-23, North Liberty, and from 10 a.m. until time of service on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the North Liberty Church of Christ, 65225 IN-23, North Liberty, with Rev. Tim Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Sumption Prairie Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the North Liberty Church of Christ or Heart to Heart Hospice, 620 W. Edison Road, Suite 122, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545.