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Velma Maxine Yoder

December 29, 1922 - December 23, 2013


Velma Maxine Yoder, of Woodburn, died at the age of 90 on Dec. 23.

Velma was born Dec. 29, 1922 in Scottsbluff, Neb. to George and Hattie Wimer. Velma was the ninth of 10 children. All six brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.

Velma came to Oregon, settling in the Woodburn-Canby area in 1941. She married Lorin Yoder in Vancouver Oct. 10, 1942. She enjoyed knitting, needlework and sewing.

Velma was a member of Hoodview Church of God.

Velma is survived by her four sons: Larry of Canby, James of Canby, Boyd of Vale and Clifford of Canby; and nine grandchildren.

Visitation is Dec. 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. and a funeral service will be Dec. 28 at 10 a.m. at Simon-Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn.

A private interment is to be held at Zion Memorial Cemetery in Canby.