IN MEMORY OF
VELMA V. WEAVER
August 22, 1919 ~ Cleghorn, Iowa
September 23, 2011 ~ Cherokee, Iowa
1:30 P.M. Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Terry Simm ~ Officiating
“How Great Thou Art”
“One Day at a Time”
Sung by: Jack Grosvenor
Organist: Kay Grosvenor
HONORARY CASKET BEARERS
Marvin Zock Richard Bennett
Landon White Curtis Kappler
Burdette Weaver LeDen Pingel
Brian Freed Duane Henke
FINAL RESTING PLACE
Prairie View Cemetery ~ Paullina, Iowa
After the graveside service relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of the
First Presbyterian Church in Paullina.
Arrangements under the care of the
Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home of Paullina
VELMA V. WEAVER
Velma Vera Weaver, the daughter of Chris and Lena (Hinspeter) Pingel was born August 22, 1919 near Cleghorn, Iowa. She attended Cleghorn Consolidated School and graduated from there in 1937 as Salutatorian of her class. On March 15, 1960, she was united in marriage to Robert A. Weaver at the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina. She had been a member since 1957, teaching Sunday school at one time. She resided on a farm in Cedar Township, Cherokee County, Iowa since 1960. Her love of the land kept her on the farm. In her younger days she loved to sew, crochet and garden. Later years her grandchildren called her “the Cookie Lady”. Her husband, Robert preceded her in death on April 2, 2003 in Cherokee. She passed away on Friday, September 23, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, reaching the age of 92 years, 1 month and 1 day.
She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter and son-in-law, Roanne Jean and Tom Willey of Spencer, Iowa; one granddaughter, Dawn White and husband, Landon of Mount Ayr, Iowa; two great grandchildren, Chelsea White of Olathe, Kansas and L.T. White of Creston, Iowa; one brother and his wife, LeRoy and Beulah Pingel of Paullina; also other relatives and friends.
Velma was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; one infant son, Ronald James; one brother, Orville Pingel; and her parents, Chris and Lena Pingel.