Vernita “Neter” Kay Hodges, 69, passed away September 13, 2019 at University of Kansas Health Systems, Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas.
She was born September 29, 1949 in Great Bend, Kansas, the daughter of Ernest and Lucille Hoffman Fuhr. A longtime area resident of Larned; she was a Med Aide, LMHT II and a P.A. II all at the Larned State Hospital for 43 years.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Larned.
Survivors include; a son, William Hodges, Thornton, Colorado; two brothers, John (Annette) Fuhr, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Mark Fuhr, Pratt, Kansas; and three sisters, Judith (Duane) Garmeson, Kansas City, Missouri, Norma (John) Carr, Great Bend, Kansas and Joanne Bortz, Eldorado, Kansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned with Father Bernard Felix presiding. Family requests casual attire. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Beckwith Mortuary with family present from 6-8 p.m. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery, Larned, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or the V Foundation, both in care of Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550. Personal condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com.