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Velda R. Wichman

September 28, 1921 December 31, 2018
Velda R. Wichman
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Obituary for Velda R. Wichman

Velda R. Wichman, 97, of Freeport, passed away Monday December 31, 2018 in the Stephenson Nursing Center. Velda was born September 28, 1921 in Carroll County, Illinois, the daughter of Walter and Ethel (Kantlehner) Busch. She married Henry L. Wichman on October 17, 1943 in Pearl City, Illinois. Mr. Wichman died July 12, 1983. Velda worked at Union Dairy and for the Reints family for many years. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ. Velda enjoyed baking in her free time, attending family gatherings and being at all of her grandchildren’s sporting events.

Surviving are her five sons, Larry Wichman of Freeport, Glenn (Jill) Wichman of Forreston, Wayne (Jan) Wichman of Freeport, Lynn (Cheri) Wichman of Freeport, and Randy (Cris) Wichman of Freeport; two sisters, Betty Remmers of Freeport and Iona (Don) Keister of Ocala, Florida; also surviving are nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Velda was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday January 4, 2019 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home with Rev. Henry Fairman officiating. A visitation will be held from 12:00 P.M. until the time of service. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in her memory. Please visit and sign Velda’s guestbook at www.burketubbs.com


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Visitation

Friday

4

Jan

12:00 PM 1/4/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/4/2019 2:00:00 PM
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location

504 N. Walnut
Freeport, IL 61032

Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location
504 N. Walnut Freeport 61032 IL
United States

Service

Friday

4

Jan

2:00 PM 1/4/2019 2:00:00 PM
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location

504 N. Walnut
Freeport, IL 61032

Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location
504 N. Walnut Freeport 61032 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

2514 IL 26
Freeport, IL 61032

2514 IL 26 Freeport 61032 IL
United States
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