Velva E. Overy
Hastings resident, Velva E. Overy, 92, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, Hastings, NE.
Services will be Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10 am at All Saints Chapel, Good Samaritan Village, Hastings, NE with Rev. Charles Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Blue Valley Cemetery, Ayr, NE. Visitation will be Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 3 pm to 7 pm at the Brand-Wilson Funeral Home, Hastings, NE and one hour prior to services at the church. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.brandwilson.com.
Memorials may be given to the Blue Valley Cemetery, near Ayr, NE.
Velva was born March 31, 1920 to Paul and Goldie (Schroeder) Breithaupt in Huntley, NE. She grew up in Spring Ranch and Pauline, NE. She married Glenn Overy on December 3, 1938 in Smith Center, KS. After which the couple lived southeast of Pauline where they farmed. In 1983 she moved to Hastings after her husband Glenn passed away. She worked at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital Snack Shop, retiring in 1993.
She became a member of Pauline Methodist Church in 1933 and was also a member of the Ladies Aide. During her years on the farm she enjoyed gardening, cooking and socializing with a group of friends called the Happy Homemakers. They shared County Extension tips, ideas and receipes to aid in creating a happy home. When she moved to Hastings she enjoyed golf and playing cards and rarely missed the monthly lunches with the “Pauline Group”.
She is survived by, 3 sons, Larry of Pauline and fiancée Diane Sanford of Ayr, Richard and wife Cheryl of Prospect, KY and Bill and wife Michele of Hastings, NE, 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and one brother Marvin Breithaupt of McKinney, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Glenn, one sister Lela Jones and daughter-in-law, Pat Overy.