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Welcome to the memorial page for

Vera K. (Laughlin) Schesser

March 26, 1925 ~ October 20, 2018 (age 93)

Schesser, Vera K. (Laughlin), 93, passed away from her long life on October 20, 2018. Born on March 26, 1925 on a farm near Americus, Kansas she was a lifelong Kansas resident. She enjoyed a 46-year career as an elementary school teacher in Protection, Lawrence, and for 27 years as a first-grade teacher at Enterprise School in Wichita and was awarded the Distinguished Classroom Teacher Award from the Wichita Public Schools. A life-long learner, she received a teaching certificate from Emporia State University and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Friends University, and Wichita State University, respectively. She was married to Dale Q. Schesser for 61 years who preceded her in death in 2007. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She is survived by her daughters, Sue Hammer (Richard), Chicago and Janet Shepherd (Donald), Wichita, 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held at 10:30 am on October 25, 2018 at Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway, Wichita, preceded by visitation beginning at 9:30 am. Burial will follow at Americus Cemetery, Americus, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to College Hill United Methodist Church, Junior Golf at Sim Golf Course, or Harry Hynes Hospice. Share condolences at: CozineMemorial.com. Services by Broadway Mortuary.




Charitable donations may be made to:

College Hill United Methodist Church
2930 E. 1st St. N., Wichita KS 67214

Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
313 S. Market St., Wichita KS 67202

Wichita Junior Golf Foundation
58 E. Via Verde St., Wichita KS 67230

 Service Information

Visitation with Family
October 25, 2018

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Broadway Mortuary
1147 S. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67211

Funeral Service
October 25, 2018

10:30 AM
Broadway Mortuary
1147 S. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67211

October 25, 2018

2:00 PM
Americus Cemetery
271 Rd. 240
Americus, KS 66835

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