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Vera Dakin

June 24, 1927 November 8, 2018
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Vera Louise Stockebrand Dakin, age 91 of Miami County, Kansas passed away November 8, 2018 at Olathe
Medical Center in Olathe, Kansas. Cremation, with a visitation scheduled Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009). Inurnment and graveside services will take place at a later date in Rockville Cemetery, Louisburg, Kansas. Memorial contributions are suggest to the Miami County Museum. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

She was born on June 24, 1927 in Woodson County, outside of Yates Center, Kansas, the
daughter of Robert E. Stockebrand and Vivian Stitcher. She received her Register Nursing degree from Saint Mary’s Hospital in Kansas City where she was the “little sister” of her future sister-in- law, Shirley.
She was wed to John Dakin for nearly 69 years and they were long time members of the United
Methodist Church of Drexel. She worked as a public health nurse for Cass County before raising a family. She resumed her career as a nurse working at Olathe Hospital and later Miami County Health Department. Her most recent passion was genealogy and volunteered endless hours at the Miami County Historical Museum. She and John traveled to Scotland for their 50 th anniversary and researched
the Dakin family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Neil Stockebrand and Robert (Bud)
Survivors include: brother Keith Stockebrand, daughters Cecilia (Cee) and husband John Kueser of Louisburg, KS., Monica and husband David Higgins of Naples, FL, sons Karl and wife Darla Dakin of Centennial, CO, Roy and wife Susie of Mobile, AL, and Sam Dakin of Louisburg, KS. Also five grandchildren: Jason, Laurie, Tara, Emma, and Jenny, seven great-grand children, and two great-great grandchildren.

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4:00 PM 11/10/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 11/10/2018 6:00:00 PM
Drexel Chapel

136 E. Main St.
Drexel, MO 64742

Drexel Chapel
136 E. Main St. Drexel 64742 MO
United States

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