Vera L. Fehling, 94, of Mountain Ranch and formerly of Lodi, died July 26. She was born Vera LaFrances Cooper on Jan. 22, 1919 in Yuba City.
Mrs. Fehling enjoyed animals, oil painting and spending the day fishing for trout at Highlands Lake. She also enjoyed snow skiing, and was an Olympic hopeful when World War II broke out and squashed her opportunity.
She is survived by her friends, Julie and Ashley Watts; brother-in-law, Clarence Fehling; and sister-in-law, Joyce Meredith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Emil Fehling; and sister, Bernice Foster.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Stockton Shelter for the Homeless or the SPCA in Lodi.
Interment will be private at Cherokee Memorial Park.
Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.