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March 28, 2012
Velma Lucille Hamilton
WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) -- Velma Lucille Hamilton
Funeral services for Velma Lucille Hamilton were held March 17, 2012 at the Tracy United Methodist Church. The interment was held in the Slayton Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences may be placed at www.almliefh.com
Velma L. Hamilton age 100 of Currie, MN died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at her home.
Velma was born August 13, 1911 to John J. and Delia A. (Miller) Witter in Dovray Township, Murray County, MN. She was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith and attended Country School District #27.
On June 24, 1934 Velma and Ralph Hamilton eloped to Cherokee, IA and were united in marriage. She was a housewife, farm wife and nurse. Velma was employed at Tracy Municipal Hospital for over twenty years; becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse. Ralph and Velma were married for nearly 57 years.
Velma did a lot of needlework. She was a Minnesota Twins fan. She was a member of Holly Methodist Church and taught Sunday School. She also was a 4-H leader for Holly All-Stars 4-H Club. Velma lived her entire life in Dovray and Holly Townships.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Hamilton, formerly of Pasadena, CA, who lived and cared for her mother the past three years; son, Howard (Judy) Hamilton of Currie, MN; three grandchildren, Brian (Barb) Hamilton of Shakopee, MN, Brenda (Mike) Madsen of Fairmont, MN and Paula (David) Dovre of Camas, WA; eight great grandchildren, Scott, Dayna, and Connor Madsen, Erik, Alex, and Leah Hamilton, and Autumn and Dawson Dovre; special niece, Laurel Sollinger Bartels of Alexandria, MN, who was raised by Velma and Ralph's family; sister, Doris Score of Brainerd, MN; nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Ralph; sisters, Ferne Hamilton and Faye Spoors; brothers, Eldon “Bud” Witter and Russell Witter.
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