April 21, 1925 - Nov. 23, 2018

Vera Bertha Marie Mays, age 93, of Butternut, died on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls. She was born on April 21, 1925 in Butternut, the daughter of Theodore and Lydia (Tesch) Drott. Her early life and schooling were in Butternut. On Feb. 18, 1950, she married James Henry Mays. The couple lived in the northwest for many years before retiring to the Butternut area. Vera was a homemaker and enjoyed playing cards, bingo, was an avid Packers fan, and especially enjoyed animals.

She is survived by three sisters: LaVerne Bluedorn of Butternut, Mavis Bolz of Orofino, Idaho, and Patricia Drott of Butternut; her sister-in-law, Ellie Drott of Butternut; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James in 2007, and her brother Willard Drott.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Butternut. Rev. John A. Deitz officiated. Burial was in Union Cemetery in Butternut.

The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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