Velma L. Hunt – Earlville

Velma L. Hunt, 98, of Earlville, Iowa, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. Visitation: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2019, Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, Iowa. Funeral Services: 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 8, 2019, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Manchester, with additional visitation one hour prior to services at the church. Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Earlville, Iowa.
Velma was born August 4, 1920, in Delhi, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Ella (Gienapp) Harder. Velma was a 1937 graduate of Delhi Consolidated High School. On December 10, 1944, Velma married Lynn Hunt at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Delaware. Together they farmed and raised their family. They enjoyed making homemade noodles and angel food cakes for the farmers market. Velma was a charter member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Lutheran Women in Missions, and a senior community meals volunteer. She loved visiting the sick and elderly.
Velma is survived by her children, Marlowe (Dorothy) Hunt of Three Hills, Alberta, Canada, Roger (Kim) Hunt of Earlville, and Sandra “Sandy” (Mark) Mihm of Harrison, Arkansas; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Long of Hampton.
Velma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lynn Hunt; and a brother Bill Harder.
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