Vera Mae (Schuler) Ricke, 93 years of age died March 14, 2015. Vera was born in Louisville, KY. November 13, 1921 to the late Louis and Ida (Zehnder) Schuler. She moved to Jeffersonville, IN. at a very early age and graduated from Jeffersonville High School and Louisville Business College. Vera was a lifelong devout catholic and a founding member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 ½ years, Francis E. “Bud” Ricke, her parents and seven brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be 4:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm Tuesday March 17th, at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana. Her Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10:00 am Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in New Albany, Indiana. In lieu of flowers’ contributions can be made to the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, for the endowment in memory of Vera Ricke.