|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1912|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 1951|
Velma Elsie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hand, was born January 10, 1912, at Moorefield, Nebraska and passed away at the Lexington hospital Feb. 27, 1951, at the age of 39 years, one month and seventeen days.
Velma graduated from the Moorefield High School with the class of 1930.
She was united in marriage to Irvin C. Johnson, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson at Stockville, Nebraska, April 14, 1932 at North Platte, Nebraska.
To this union five children were born. She is survived by her husband; three daughters and two sons, Ro Jean Crawford of Moorefield, Roberta, Merle, Wayne and Jeannette all at home; her parents; one brother, Vaughn Hand of Moorefield; and one foster brother, Carlos Hoyt of Gering, Nebr. Also a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist Church in Farnam, Nebr, Friday, March 2, 1951 at 2 P.M. Elder E. E. Giesler of Moorefield, conducted the services.
The singers were Mr. Earl Hess, Mrs. Earl Hess, Mrs. Hugo Blomquist, and Mr. Dale Montgomery. Mrs. Jay Rice accompanied them.
Pall Bearers were Ray Donner, Paul Hess, Jim Speck, Lyle Wollam, Richard Trauernight, and Louis Messersmith.
The casket was not opened after the service, and Velma was laid to rest in the Farnam Cemetery.
William Franklin Hand (1877 - 1962)
Pearl Myrtle Culver Hand (1889 - 1989)
Plot: 13 77 1
Created by: Eric Crow
Record added: May 09, 2005
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