VELMA EDLEN FISHBACK
Velma Edlen Fishback, age 87, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away July 23, 2010 at her home.
Velma was born May 7, 1923, a twin daughter of Clyde and Florence Soper Edlen.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walt, whom she had been married to for 65 years, her son, William, who was a casualty of the Vietnam War and two brothers, Harold and Howard Edlen.
Survivors include her daughter, Judith Brogden (Bill); three grandchildren, Sandra Marshall (Bob), Kimberly Barsoum (Adam), Faith Miller (Mitchell), all in Florida; ten great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren as well as her twin sister, Thelma ODay of Kahoka, MO and several nieces and nephews and their families in the Kahoka area.
She was born and raised in Kahoka and moved numerous times with her husband who served 23 years in the US Navy. She moved to Sun City Center from Hartford, CT in 1986 when her husband retired from Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance Co. She was a member of the South Shore United Methodist Church.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the Amazing Grace Bible Church, Kahoka, with Pastor Mike Shea officiating, followed by inurnment in the Kahoka Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kahoka Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Wilson Funeral Home.