The Lusk Herald
Velma Ann Burns
Funeral services for Velma Ann Burns, 79, were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Stoddard Funeral Home, Greeley, Colo. Burial will follow in the Evans Cemetery
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northern Colorado in her name in care of the Stoddard Funeral Home.
Mrs. Burns died Sunday, Oct. 3, at Nunn, Colo. She was born Dec. 25, 1913, at Tilden, Antelope, Neb., daughter of Elmer and Lydia Eva McCormick. Note: Her parents were Elmer Hopkins and Lydia Eva McCormick Hopkins.
Mrs. Burns' family moved to Manville, Wyo. where she grew up and attended schools. She married Russell Burns, March 9, 1932, in Harrison, Neb. The couple moved to Wyoming where they farmed and ranched until moving to the Weld County area in 1950. They owned several small businesses in this area. After her husband's death she opened Velmas Cafe in Nunn, which she ran until her retirement. She moved to Evans after retirement.
Surviving her are three sons, Delmar Burns of Nunn; Ronald Burns of Ft. Lupton; Terry Burns of Kincaid, Kan.; a sister, Mattie Ferris of Colome, S.D.; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Burns was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Delmar Jr. and Patricia and husband, Russell.
Gussie Pauline Black (May 5, 1889 - June 19, 1963)Roger Clark Burns (January 18, 1920 - October 30, 1997)Conrad Carlson (February 28, 1905 - March 17, 1984)Genevieve Alvira Heine (September 16, 1937 - October 14, 1992)Richard James Heine (September 14, 1915 - January 1, 1991)Clarence Hopkins (February 7, 1950 - February 7, 1950)Edwin Hopkins (February 5, 1927 - March 8, 1975)Josephine Marie Hopkins (July 5, 1899 - December 15, 1954)Lydia Eva Hopkins (August 20, 1874 - January 15, 1968)William Earl Hopkins (September 20, 1928 - July 12, 1984)Glen C. Jordan (December 30, 1908 - August 9, 1966)Nina Belle Keister (December 30, 1885 - November 20, 1929)Walter Lee Keister (October 20, 1888 - November 9, 1955)Ira A. Lamb (April 19, 1907 - March 29, 1989)Neva Lenore Lamb (February 27, 1911 - December 6, 2002)Nancy Rogers (March 27, 1862 - March 23, 1936)Stephen Augustus Rogers (November 30, 1860 - June 25, 1929)
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