d. Feb. 2, 2013
Vera Fontaine passed away during the night of Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
She was an elementary school teacher, singer, and longtime intermittent resident of Davis starting from the 1950s. Vera had a flair for drama and brought creative whimsy and harmonious music into all she did.
Vera was 89, and will be missed by her sons Bob and Ted Fontaine; her daughter Lola Kraft; her grandchildren Nick, Alex, Eric and Daniel Fontaine, and Megan and Jay Kraft; her daughters-in-law Mary and Karla Fontaine; her son-in-law John Kraft; her nieces and all her friends. Vera was preceded in death by her husband Russell Fontaine.
A memorial service will be held at 5p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Unitarian Church, 27074 Patwin Road in Davis. Contact Lola Kraft at (530) 304-2665 for further information. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Davis School Arts Foundation, P.O. Box 4203, Davis, CA 95617.