Vera L. Zingraf, 80, Indianapolis

Vera L. Zingraf, 80, of Indianapolis, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019.

She was born June 12, 1939, in Ferdinand to the late Albert J. and Verena (Gogel) Wirthwein.

Vera was a 1957 graduate of St. Ferdinand High School; she received her Associate’s Degree in accounting in 1959 from Evansville Business College.

Vera married Richard Zingraf, and was an executive secretary for Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co. for eight years, and retired as Secretary-Treasurer of A.F. Deaney Equipment Co. in Indianapolis after 27 years.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the church she attended with her family during her childhood, Saturday, November 30, 2019, at 11 a.m. ET (10 a.m. CT) at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, 6827 County Road 675 North, Mariah Hill, with visitation one hour prior. The family invites all guests to join them for a luncheon at the Schnitzelbank, 393 3rd Avenue, Jasper, immediately following the Mass.

Vera is survived by her children, Timothy P. (Patty) Zingraf, Cave Creek, Arizona, Peter J. (Rindy) Zingraf, Indianapolis, Michael F. (Kelly) Zingraf, Fishers, and Kimberly A. Zingraf, Carmel,; seven granddaughters, Paige Zingraf, Livermore, California, Abigail Zingraf, Denver, Colorado, Courtney Johnson and Madeline and Noelle Zingraf, Indianapolis, and Olivia and Ella Zingraf, Fishers; a twin sister, Rosie L. (Dan) Hauser, Schnellville; and brother, Michael A. (Patty) Wirthwein.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Zingraf; brother, Paul J. Wirthwein; sisters, Mary V. Steltenpohl and Betty L. Hoffman; beloved niece, Rebecca H. Klem; and great-nephew, Ian King.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church and/or St. Jude Catholic Church CYO Program, 5375 McFarland Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46226.

Final care and arrangements are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Fishers-Castleton Chapel,  www.shirleybrothers.com.




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