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Velda Virginia Overmyer, 93

Velda Virginia Overmyer, 93, of Parkview Heaven Home, Francesville, IN Went Home To Be With The Lord July 31, 2012, at 9:30 p.m.

She was born December 18, 1918, at Francesville, IN and was the daughter of the late Chris Wuethrich and Barbara Pelsy Wuethrich. Velda married Lee Overmyer on February 19, 1938 in Francesville, IN. He died June 5, 1991.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville, IN. She enjoyed caring for others and serving her Lord.

As a young woman, she played an important role as her father's farm helper. Later in life, Velda and Lee established Overmyer Farms. She was dedicated to her husband and her family. Velda was a very devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

Survivors include sons, Danny Lee (Carol) Overmyer, and Richard Lynn (Beverly) Overmyer, both of Francesville, IN and Roger Dean (Janet) Overmyer, Monon, IN; daughters, Janet Elaine (Ken) Schrock, Congerville, IL, Mary Ann (Mike) Schieber, Congerville, IL; grandchildren, Jerry Overmyer, Mark Overmyer, David (Sherri) Overmyer, Daniel Overmyer, Gary (Kathleen) Overmyer, Gretchen (Fred) Isom, Lana (Jason) Burt, Deana (Ben) Cook, Sarah (Daniel) Flory, Jason Overmyer, Robin (Mark) Houston, Derek Schrock, Deron Schrock, Kevin (Rachel) Schrock, Kurt (Julie) Schrock, Doug Schrock, Ryan Schrock, Laura (Kevin) Gutwein, Jared (Angie) Schieber, Elizabeth (Ryan) Knapp, Hallie (Wade) Wettstein, Harolld (Ashley) Schieber and Marissa (Arlen) Edelman; 41 Great-Grandchildren; 5 Great-Great-Grandchildren; sisters, Theresa J. Von Tobel, Francesville, IN, Elizabeth Schambach, Elgin, IL, Glendoris (Lester) Huber, Lexington, KY, Genevieve (Ed) Schambach, Elgin, IL; Brothers, Willis (Marjean) Wuethrich, Las Vegas, NV, Robert "Bob" (Phyllis) Wuethrich, Richard (Nola) Wuethrich, Chris Lee (Ruth) Wuethrich, all of Francesville, IN; a Brother-in-law Eugene Huber, Kouts, IN; a Sister-in-law Barbara Wuethrich, of Francesville, IN; 67 Nieces & Nephews.

Preceded in death by Chris Wuethrich, Father; Barbara Pelsy Wuethrich, Mother; Henry Lee Overmyer, Husband; Rebekah Lynn Schrock and Nathaniel Grant Schieber, Infant Grandchildren; Barbara Ellen Wuethrich, and Mildred Huber, Sisters; David Wuethrich, Brother; Wilma (Jack) Stewart, Sister- & Brother-in-law; and Paul Von Tobel and John Schambach, Brother-in-law.

Visitation will be 3-8 PM EDT Sunday, August 5, 2012 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville, IN and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Memorial Contributions may be given to Parkview Haven Retirement Home. Funeral Services will be held at the Apostolic Christian Church, Francesville, IN, Monday, August 6, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT, Ministers of the Church officiating. Burial at Roseland Cemetery, Francesville.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2012
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