Velva Fallesen

NELIGH — Velva Rose Fallesen, 99, of Neligh died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home.

Visitation was held Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 9, 2018 at United Methodist Church in Neligh. Pastor Bruce Phillips officiated. Music was provided by organist Carol Thiele and soloist Matthew Fallesen.

Pallbearers were Conrad Blake, Ryan Huntsinger, Tim Huntsinger, Jon DeWeerd and Eric Evert.

Burial was in the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Velva was born on Sept. 14, 1918 to Peter and Ethel (Newhard) Fischer at Brunswick. She grew up on a farm near Brunswick. Velva graduated from Brunswick High School. 

On Sept. 28, 1946 she was united in marriage to Wayne Fallesen at the Neligh Methodist Church. They lived in Neligh where she worked at Triple A and Dr. Hybl’s office as an optometric assistant.  

Velva was a member of United Methodist Church, Civic and Fine Arts Club, March of Dimes for fund drives and painting club.  

She enjoyed oil painting, crossword puzzles and being a homemaker especially cooking.  

Velva is survived by four children Peter (Shirlee) Fallesen of Pocatello, Idaho, Paul Fallesen of Omaha, Ellyn (Bill) Walters of O’Neill and Jon (Mary) Fallesen of Lansing, KS; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister and one grandson.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.beyersnider memoraialfh.com.      

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