Velma J. Herr
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Velma J. Herr, 88, died at 6:25 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at St. John's Hospital.
She was born Feb. 14, 1925. She married Frank J. Herr and he preceded her in death on July 8, 1997.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandra (Randy) Bahlow of Riverton; two sons, Greg (Roxanne) Herr and Randy (Kathy) Herr both of Springfield; five grandchildren: Brian (Shelly) Bahlow, Jennifer (Chad) Hughes, Amber (Kenny) Boyle, Jessica (Beau) Friday and Jake (Jill) Herr; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and eleven brothers and sisters.
She was a member of St. Katherine Drexel - Sacred Heart and Polka Club of Springfield. She enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids
Velma was a resident of Springfield most of her life. She retired from Horace Mann.
Graveside Service: 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Calvary Cemetery with Father John Nolan officiating.
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