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December 5, 2018 Velda Isabel Schauf
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

Velda Isabel Schauf, 97, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at her home in Wellman. Funeral service was held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Wellman. Pastor Mark Larson officiated. Burial was in the Wellman Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for Washington County Hospice.

Velda Isabel Schauf was born Sept. 1, 1921, in rural North English, Iowa, the daughter of William and Bessie (Simmons) Moffit. On May 11, 1941, Velda was united in marriage to Wilbur Schauf at the Methodist Church parsonage in Sigourney. She has lived in the Wellman community since 1941.

She operated Home Grocery in Daytonville for 11 years and was a cook at Parkview Manor for nine years. Velda was a member of the First Baptist Church. She enjoyed ceramics, gardening, cooking and spending time with her family.

Velda is survived by four children: Myrna (Ray) Bozarth of West Liberty, Dennis Schauf of Wellman, Mary (Jerry) VanDyke of Louisville, Ky., and Sandra (Rodney) Paul of Wellman, 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren with two on the way; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two daughters: Lori Schauf and Shirley Debler; four sons: Larry, William, Gary “Ed,” and infant Kenneth; three brothers: Wayne, Dean and Harold Moffit; and seven sisters: Ida Herrick, Arlene Swenson, Ruth Claypool, Ruby Mayes, Mildred Walters, Emmagene Meyers and Donna Perrin.

The Powell Funeral Home in Wellman is caring for Velda and her family.

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