Venla Dorothea Vandenberg, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on September 22, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO. A longtime Colorado Springs resident, Venla was born in Guffey, CO August 1, 1922 to William G. and Hilda D. Farrington.
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Venla graduated from Buena Vista High School in 1940. After graduation she attended Blair Business College in Colorado Springs, then worked for an attorney and at Fort Carson Army Base. After the war she met and married George "Bud" Vandenberg in 1947. They were married 51 years.
She is survived by their three children, Robert (Nikki), Mark (Abby) and Jane (Dennis) and was preceded in death by her husband, grandson Aaron and her siblings John "Bus," Bill, Bruce and Margaret.
Public visitation will take place Thursday, September 26th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Swan-Law Funeral Directors, 501 North Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs. Cemetery committal services will take place at Evergreen Cemetery at a future date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice Foundation.
Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Published in The Gazette on Sept. 24, 2013