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Velma Laura Wolfe, 79, of Oskaloosa, died Friday, March 14, in the Mahaska County Hospital in Oskaloosa. Graveside service and interment was held 1 p.m. Monday in the Old White Cemetery in Oskaloosa, with Elder Jimmy Kerr officiating. Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa was in charge of arrangements.
She was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Mahaska County to Richard Winfield and Victoria Boyd Russell. She married Orville Raymond “Tom” Wolfe. He died Aug. 20, 1978. Survivors include a brother: Arthur Russell of Oskaloosa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister: Victoria Powell; and two brothers: Tracey Russell and Joseph Russell. Tom and Velma Wolfe had no children.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman