- March 13, 2023
Vernice Shada, 96, of Anamosa, died peacefully, Monday, March 6, 2023, at her son’s home in Crossville, Tenn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Anamosa, with interment in the Holy Cross Cemetery. Father Sean Smith will officiate at the services. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa, where a parish vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. By visiting goettschonline.com, you may share your thoughts, memories and condolences with Vernice’s family and sign the online guest book.
Surviving are three children, Dr. Victor Shada, Susan (David Jekel) Shada and Timothy (Roxiene) Shada; four grandchildren, Stephanie, Alli, McKenna and Jacob; her brother, Sylvester (Joanne) Hinz; and her sister-in-law, Ruth Hinz.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tony; infant son, Tony Jr.; and her siblings, Virginia Benter, Allen, Edward, Clifford, Manford, Marcellus, Virgil and Edward Hinz.
Vernice Ann Hinz was born Aug. 11, 1926, at Farmington, Wis. She was the daughter of Paul and Esther Boucher, Hinz. Vernice graduated from the Anamosa Community Schools. She married Tony Shada on Aug. 31, 1949, at St. George Orthodox Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The couple owned and operated Shada’s Market and later Shada’s Sporting Goods, she also worked at Woody’s Cafe for many years. Vernice was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Red Hat Society.