|Birth: ||Jun. 8, 1916|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2012|
Velma June Gartin, 95, of Kearney died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at her home. Velma was born June 8, 1916, in Naponee to William and Myrtle (Romjue) Kelly.
On March 4, 1936, she married LaVerne B. Gartin in Phillipsburg, Kan. He preceded her in death.
Survivors are: daughters, Karla Lemburg of Alda and Janice Chisholm of Newton, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and three nieces.
Velma received her education at Naponee High School and attended Kearney State College. Velma taught country school before her marriage. The couple lived in Franklin where they owned and operated Gartin Grocery for more than 40 years.
Velma was active in Franklin United Methodist Church before moving to Kearney in 1985.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: parents, one grandson, one brother and one sister.
Burial was in the Kearney Cemetery, Kearney, NE.
Published in Kearney Hub from March 2 to March 4, 2012
LaVerne B. Kelly Gartin (1915 - 1990)
Plot: 483Z-3 East
Created by: CPR
Record added: Mar 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86084061
Added: Mar. 1, 2012