Vera Thayer (nee Shearer), age 98, of Somerdale, formerly of Valparaiso, IN and Tucson, AZ, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Wife of the late Charles Thayer. Companion of the late Mel Schlobohm. Mother of Kirt (Patty) and Gary. Grandmother of Victoria, Tanya, Chris, and Sarah. Interment in Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso will be private.