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Velma J Abel

Almira, Washington

Nov 23, 1935 – Aug 13, 2017


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Strate Funeral Home Obituary

Born Velma Jean Utt on November 23, 1935 in Omak, WA to Floyd Lincoln and Eula Mae Bolin Utt, and passing after a brief illness at Coulee Medical Center, August 13, 2017. Velma married Leroy Payne, having children Ronald, Donald, and Carla before divorce. Married Steven D Abel in Coeur d'...

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Sending lots of love and prayers to Ron, Don, and Carla for your loss.

I am so sorry to read of the passing of a fine woman. I still have fond memories of her and your family when you lived on Nespelem Flats and I still think of her whenever I eat strawberry/rubarb pie.
Jake LaGrange, son of Howard
Back in Brewster

Thank you, Velma, for taking such care of all the students and staff at the Almira Schools for so many years!! You will be missed!!!

We wish you all well.Our hearts cry for you....such a neat Lady, Velma... If I've learned anythingdown through the years, it's that nothing beautiful in this world is ever really lost.

Wish you and your family sympathy in the loss of your loved

Rest in peace Aunt Velma