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Velma June Stover

June 21, 1929 October 26, 2018
Velma June Stover
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Obituary for Velma June Stover

Velma June Stover, 89, of Cottage Grove Place in Cedar Rapids, formerly of Marion died unexpectedly on October 26, 2018 at her home.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12 PM at Lensing’s Oak Hill, 210 Holiday Road, Coralville, Iowa. Greeting time will begin at 10 AM until service time at the funeral home. Private burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Coralville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Paul Engle Association (P.O. Box 2756, Cedar Rapids, Iowa) or a charity of your choice.

Velma was born on June 21, 1929 in Maryland Heights, Missouri, to Clyde and Cassa (Emerson) Kirkpatrick. She was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas and St. Louis, Missouri. Velma worked as an Occupational Therapist Assistant and a Lithographer Assistant while living in St. Louis, Missouri.

Velma married Donald Stover, PhD. on June 10, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri. The couple moved to Marion in 1962, where she spent many years as a homemaker to raise their son, Roy. Velma and Don escaped Iowa winters by traveling to Tucson, Arizona for many years after he retired in 1991. Velma lost a part of her when Don passed away unexpectedly in 2012.

Velma enjoyed playing tennis, painting, playing bridge and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her son, Roy Stover (Dee) of Hiawatha; grandchildren, Matthew Stover, Carlin Stover (Angel) and Timothy Stover; great-grandchildren, Anabella, Gabriella and Kyran; beloved niece, Karen, and beloved friend Patti Klaus and her family Bob, Kyle and Kelli, who loved and cared for her greatly.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents, and her siblings.

Online condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

10

Nov

10:00 AM 11/10/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM
Lensing's Oak Hill -- Coralville

210 Holiday Road
Coralville, IA 52241

Lensing's Oak Hill -- Coralville
210 Holiday Road Coralville 52241 IA
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Nov

12:00 PM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM
Lensing's Oak Hill -- Coralville

210 Holiday Road
Coralville, IA 52241

Lensing's Oak Hill -- Coralville
210 Holiday Road Coralville 52241 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery -- Coralville Final Resting Place

1st Avenue North and Russell Slade Boulevard
Coralville, Iowa 52241

1st Avenue North and Russell Slade Boulevard Coralville 52241 Iowa
United States
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