Mavis Vanderveer

July 1st

Mavis Ann Vanderveer, 85, of Syracuse died June 30, 2015 , at her residence.  She was born in Goshen, IN October 10, 1929, to Clarence and Mildred (Stiver) Vance.  On October 7, 1951, she married Richard Vanderveer, who died in 2013.  She was a graduate of Goshen High School and attended Indiana University.  She was a flight attendant for TWA, based in Kansas City and New York.  After being married and several moves, she was graduated from Goshen College and earned a Master of Science in Education from Indiana University.  She was a much loved fifth grade teacher at Syracuse Elementary School for twenty years, retiring in 1984.  She served for several years as coach of the Wawasee Girls Golf team and was a long-time member of the Max Welton Golf Club.  Survivors include nieces Ann (Carlos) Bennett of Dayton, Ohio; Janet (Larry) Lant of Syracuse, Indiana; and Amy (Scott) Williams of Jackson, Wyoming; her cousin Cynthia Dale of Nashville, Indiana; and three great-nieces and a great-nephew.  A memorial service will be held at Eastlund Funeral Home in Syracuse at 12 Noon July 9, 2015, with calling two hours prior to the service.  Burial will be in Milford Cemetery at a later date.  Online condolences to:

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