June 29, 2022
Vera Kay Gerecke, 55, of Bunker Hill, Ill., died at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton on Friday, May 27, 2022. She was born July 11, 1966, in Carrollton, to Harry and Mary (Meyer) Gerecke.
She was a registered nurse at Barnes Jewish Hospital. Vera loved to read and spend time with her nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Gerecke of Bunker Hill; siblings, Rob Gerecke of Algonquin, Maggie (Terry) Brooks of Cuba, Anthony (Juli) Gerecke of Bunker Hill; nieces, Mckayla, Emmy, Ashley, Katie, Jessie; and nephews, Griffin, Garrett, Devyn. Vera was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 8, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 10 to 11 a.m. Memorial services will follow on Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at Saint Anselm Cemetery in Kampsville.
Memorials are suggested to the Kidney Foundation. Condolences may be left online at www. kravanyafuneral.com.