Vera Winter will celebrate her 93rd birthday Thursday. Cards may be sent to The Methodist Home, 301 S. Oakwood, Enid, OK 73701.
She was born May 11, 1913, near Fairmont to Martin and Laura Schroeder. They moved to Enid in 1926. She graduated from Enid High School in 1930 and attended Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Ind., in 1931.
She wed Herman Winter April 1, 1934, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. They farmed in the Hillsdale area until his death July 16, 1971. She remained on the farm for a while, before moving to Enid.
She has been a member of St. Paul’s for 80 years.
Her children are Marilyn and Richard Simpson, Hillsdale. She has three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.