Vera Zeiler, 101, a resident of Paris passed away Friday, June 15, 2018, in Paris.

She was born June 11, 1917, in Paris to the late Romie and Lillie Priscilla (Moore) Rice. Vera worked as a homemaker and farmer and in her spare time she loved to hand quilt. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris and also attended the St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, George Zeiler; a granddaughter; a great grandson; three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include a son, George Zeiler of Paris; a daughter, Phyllis Ewing of Paris; five grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren and two brothers, Argie Rice of Kansas City, Kansas and Eugene Rice of Subiaco.

Rosary was at 6 p.m., Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the Roller Funeral Home in Paris.

The funeral mass was held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 18, 2018, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris with Fr. Eugene Luke officiating. Burial followed in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Online guestbook available at

Pallbearers were Josh, Michael and Tyler Achterberg, Jacob Shelton and Zachary and Brayden Zeiler. Conner and Paul Sample and Mark Leding served as honorary pallbearers.