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 Velma Margaret <I>Schmidt</I> Schecter

Velma Margaret Schmidt Schecter

Bradford, Huerfano County, Colorado, USA
Death 6 Nov 2012 (aged 88)
Rye, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Burial Gardner, Huerfano County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 100371986 · View Source
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Pueblo Chieftain Thurs Nov 8 2012 Vital Stats
Velma Margaret Schecter,88, Walsenburgh,Nov.6. Boies-Ortega, Walsenburg Died on her ranch on Lascar Road

Velma Margaret (Schmidt) Schecter, 88, passed away at her ranch home near Rye, Colo., on Tuesday, Nov. 6. She was born on Feb. 2, 1924, on a ranch between Gardner and Westcliffe, Colo., to her parents, Charles and Naomi (Baker) Schmidt. Raleigh Schmidt, brother of Velma, and Bruce Newcomb Schecter, husband of Velma preceded her in death, as well as her parents. She is survived by her sons, John Schecter and David Schecter; and two grandsons; a daughter, JoAnn Tomsic; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving is Velma's brother, Warren Schmidt; his wife, Wilma; and their four children, with respective families. As a wife, mother, sister, aunt, friend and neighbor, Velma had a profound positive effect on many. To celebrate her life, a service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. at the United Church of Walsenburg, Walsenburg, Colo., with a luncheon to follow. Memorial contributions can be made to the Southern Colorado Chapter of Territorial Daughters, or the Huerfano County Farm Bureau. The family wishes to thank the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

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  • Maintained by: Betty L. Schmidt
  • Originally Created by: Vaughan Mavir
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100371986
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Velma Margaret Schmidt Schecter (2 Feb 1924–6 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100371986, citing Gardner Cemetery, Gardner, Huerfano County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Betty L. Schmidt (contributor 47347301) .