Velma Mae Jahn

Funeral services for Velma Mae Jahn, 88, Eudora, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery. Velma passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018.

Velma was born on December 29, 1929 in Newcastle, NE, the daughter of Albert and Christina (Johnson) Biggerstaff.

She married Raymond William Jahn January 27, 1951 in South Sioux City, NE. He preceded her in death January 16, 2006.

She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lawrence, Quilters Guild, and The Red Hat Society of Eudora.

Survivors include her two daughters, Vickie (Donald) Schafer, Pacific, MO, Jody Jahn, Eudora; two sons, Michael (Chris) Jahn, Linn Valley, KS, Ricky Jahn, Sioux City, IA; 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; two sisters, Mary Thompson, Yankton, SD, Bonnie Rouse, Vermillion, SD; and two brothers, Delbert Biggerstaff, Houston, TX and Glenn Biggerstaff, Sioux City, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Melvin.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel in Eudora, Kansas.

Memorial Contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society or to the Immanuel Lutheran Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

4 Condolences

  1. Cynthia Richardson on August 13, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    I will miss you Velma, I loved seeing you at red hats

  2. Marlene (McCoy) Bendon, Terry Bendon on August 14, 2018 at 10:50 am

    We are so sorry to see that Velma passed away. She was a fantastic person that would go out of her way to say hello to us no matter where it was. Hugs and prayers for her family and friends.

  3. Mark and Debbie Miller on August 14, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    So very, very sorry to hear of Velma’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this difficult time.

  4. Nancy Bower on August 14, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    A sweet lady I had the pleasure to meet through Gloria and her family. My sympathy to the family.

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