Vera Lotte Elsa Engert Henicke Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 22, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Vera was born on January 1, 1926 in Berlin Germany; the only child born to Willie Engert and Elsa Pupenpuss whom both preceded her in death.
She worked for Siemens as a drafter and after surviving World War II, Vera came to the US in 1949. She was a very hard worker; but because of her love of people, dancing and music working as a bartender and for varies retail establishments was a great joy.
Vera had many hobbies to include free style swimming, bowling and ice skating; but admiring flowers was by far her favorite hobby.
She had a great style of fashion and was known as "Classy Vera" by many. Classy Vera could always be seen in the most fashionable attire with matching accessories and of course heels.
Vera had a love that was so very great for her children and family.
Vera was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Stefanie McCann and a very special pet companion Teddy.
She will leave to cherish her many loving memories 5 children; Johnny Henicke, Frank Henicke and wife Grace, Rosemary Henicke LaVerne and husband Calvin, Dorothy Henicke McCann and husband Ronald and Patrick Henicke and wife Kimberly.
Vera will be missed by 7 grandchildren; Paul Henicke, Matthew Schweitzer, Angela Smith, Joshua McCann, Nicholas McCann, Kristopher Henicke and Ryan Henicke and one special rescue pet companion Ollie.