Velma Ruth Lange, 90, of Collinsville, Ill., born Oct. 31, 1925, in Collinsville, Ill., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, in St. Louis, Mo.
Velma was a loving and dedicated homemaker. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, Ill., where she belonged to the Lutheran Women's Missionary League and the Ladies Aid where she held officer positions in both, respectfully.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Erwin and Esther, nee Heinicke, Fedder; brothers, Earl Fedder and Donald Fedder; and a sister, Betty Shadwick.
Surviving are her children, Karen Bentley of Collinsville, Ill., and Kevin (Elaine) Lange of Bellaire, Texas; a grandson, Eric Lange; and a sister-in-law, Doreen Fedder of Collinsville, Ill.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church and can be received at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.herrfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, Ill., with Rev. Kyle Wright officiating. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 8, 2016