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Velma J. Kirchhofer

November 13, 1927 October 28, 2019
Velma J. Kirchhofer
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Obituary for Velma J. Kirchhofer

Velma Jean Kirchhofer, 91, of Shumway, IL passed away peacefully at 6:20 a.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church in Shumway with the Reverend Jason Rensner officiating. Burial will take place in Faith Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Memorials may be made in Velma’s name to the Faith Lutheran Church in Shumway. Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson is assisting the family.

Velma was born on November 13, 1927, in Decatur, the daughter of Lester and Ora (Padrick) Seeley. Velma and Walter Kirchhofer were united in holy matrimony on August 10, 1947 and were blessed with 67 years of marriage before his passing on July 27, 2015. Velma was a homemaker who worked alongside her husband on the farm. She taught at the Dennis School in 1947 and Sunday School for many years. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Ladies Aid.

Surviving are her daughters: Mary (Jim) Miller of Stewardson and Kay (Dave) Frederking of Altamont; son, Donald (Marita) of Montana; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Ed Kirchhofer; sister, Ola Luther and brother-in-law, Elmer Luther.

Family and friends are invited to light a candle or share a story in Velma’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

1

Nov

9:00 AM 11/1/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church

7707 E. State Hwy 33
Shumway, IL 62461

Faith Lutheran Church
7707 E. State Hwy 33 Shumway 62461 IL
United States

Service

Friday

1

Nov

11:00 AM 11/1/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/1/2019 12:00:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church

7707 E. State Hwy 33
Shumway, IL 62461

Faith Lutheran Church
7707 E. State Hwy 33 Shumway 62461 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Faith Lutheran Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

7707 E. State Hwy 33
Shumway, IL 62461

7707 E. State Hwy 33 Shumway 62461 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Faith Lutheran Church, Shumway

7707 E. State Hwy 33
Shumway, IL 62461
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