Vera Redalen (Jones) House

February 24, 1927 ~ February 21, 2019 (age 91)

    Vera Redalen House; 91, of Chatfield, died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

    Vera was born on Feb. 24, 1927, in Harpers Ferry Iowa, to Andrew and Floy (Clawson) Jones. She married her first husband, Theron Marvel Redalen, on Sept. 20, 1945. Marvel passed away in 2003, and she remarried to Lyle Frank House on Feb. 14, 2005.

    Vera was active at the Root Prairie Lutheran Church and was active in the Ladies Aid. She was an avid bridge player, enjoyed dancing, bowling, golfing, and loved entertaining her family and friends. She was a made from scratch cook.

    Vera is survived by her husband Lyle; two sons, Theron Theodore of Mankato, and Jason Marvel (Jen) of Chatfield, and two daughters, Marcia (Dennis) Redalen Loeffler of Saint Paul, and Rebecca (Dave) McIntosh of Greenwood, South Carolina; and nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren; and three brothers, Dayton (Katy) Jones, Milton (Mona) Jones, and Leon (Linda) Jones; and two sisters, Ruth Hamm and Janet Miller. Vera is preceded in death by her first husband, two brothers, and four sisters.

    Funeral services will be at 2 pm on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Root Prairie Lutheran Church, rural Fountain. Officiating will be Pastor Nissa Peterson. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service at the church. Spring Interment will be in the Spring at the Root Prairie Lutheran Cemetery.

    Riley Funeral Home is assisting the Redalen House family with arrangements. To share a condolence with the family, please visit

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