Updated: Feb 5, 2019
Vena Dykeman was born on September 10, 1898, in Candor, Tioga County, New York. She was the daughter of Arthur Dykeman and Olive Jane Jacobs. Vena married Percy Daniels on April 22, 1929, and he died in 1940. She remarried to Thomas Slate, who died in 1981. Vena died at the age of 87 on February 5, 1986, at Highgate Manor Nursing Home in Cortland. I visited her several times there as a child in the early 1980s.