February 16, 2017


Veronica “Vera” Ann Costello Kock, 92, died on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Feb. 7,  at St. Ann Catholic Church in Vail, Iowa.

Father Tim Johnson served as celebrant of the Mass with interment in St. Ann Catholic Cemetery in Vail. Organist Irene Feilmeier provided accompaniment for the St. Ann Family Choir. Keith Kock and John Kock served as lectors. Marilyn Wykoff, Annette Kock and Regina Todd served as gift bearers. Kathleen Doyle and Shirley Mauss read the Prayer of the Faithful. Katlyn and Mitchel Schulte were Mass servers. Erin Miller, John Walsh, and Clay Gubbels served as eucharistic ministers. Serving as casket bearers were Stephanie Bruggeman, Kathryn Fairchild, Kara Christenson, Theresa Burdorf, Nicole Condrey, Matthew Doyle, Timothy Doyle, Melissa Olson, Robb Wykoff, Adriana Kock, Mariah Kock, Stacey Kock, Raquel Kock, Anna Thede, Jessica Diaz, Chris Miller, Dana Kock, Jake Miller, Erin Watts and Ben Miller. Monday’s services included a rosay led by family and prayer service led by Father Tim Johnson. Huebner Funeral Home in Denison was in charge of arrangements.