Archive for Thursday, November 2, 2006

Velma Velora Postma

November 2, 2006


Services for Velma Velora Vance Postma, 88, Baldwin City, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Washington Creek Church of the Brethren in southwest Douglas County. Burial will follow in Washington Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Postma died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at a nursing home in Baldwin.

She was born Feb. 18, 1918, in rural Mercer County, Mo., the daughter of Roy Vincent and Frances Mary Minerva Mae Schweers Vance. She moved to Douglas County near Globe in 1919. She attended Centennial Grade School and Overbrook Rural High School.

She married Albert Ivan Turner on Oct. 2, 1940. He died Feb. 22, 1979. She married Richard Flory Postma on Oct. 12, 1986. He died May 14, 2002.

Her parents died earlier, and three brothers, John, Glea and Eph, died earlier, and a sister, Kathryn Oehrle, died earlier.

Survivors include a daughter, Waneta Darlene Turner, Baldwin, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to the Heart of America Hospice, Lawrence Humane Society or Cat Association of Topeka, sent in care of Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook 66524.

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