Vera Eslick Vera G. Eslick, 85, of Vermillion, passed away on April 15, 2009 at the Prairie Estates in Elk Point, where she has spent the last three months. Vera was born Sept. 12, 1923 in Hawarden, IA to Henry and Elizabeth (Baumler) Giberson. She spent her childhood years in Elk Point with her siblings, as she was one of seven. April 23, 1945 she married the late Albert Benjamin, where they lived on a farm near Elk Point. Vera and Albert had one daughter, Barbara. Vera enjoyed all the customers and friends that she was able to socialize with as she waitressed in Elk Point at a local restaurant. Vera was blessed to meet and marry Rudolph Eslick of Elk Point, on July 20, 1964. Mr. and Mrs. Eslick made their home in Vermillion. Vera continued to waitress and bartend at the Prairie Restaurant in Vermillion, where after many years of serving the public, Vera retired. Vera lived to the fullest through being a people person and establishing new friendships while working with the public. She is also known for her love of cleaning, and doing crossword puzzles, but her most precious times were spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. "Nana" will always be remembered by spoiling them on the weekends and any other times she could sneak in a few moments with her pride and joys. Vera is survived by her husband, Rudolph Eslick of Vermillion; a daughter, Barbara (Richard) Sorensen of Vermillion; a sister, Barbara Minter of South Sioux City, NE. Along with her grandchildren, Suzanne (Kent) Rozell of Tuttle, OK and Matthew Sorensen of Vermillion, and her great-grandchildren Kayla, Kendal and Kaleb Rozell of Tuttle, OK. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her parents; sisters, Esther Giberson, Marie Jean (Toots); brothers, Ray Giberson, Al Giberson; and nephew, Freddy Minter. Condolences may be sent online to www.koberfuneralhome.com. Iverson-Siecke-Kober Funeral Home, Vermillion, is in charge of arrangements.
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