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Velma Althea Hilty

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Oct. 10, 1919 - Feb. 12, 2007

ST. FRANCIS -- Velma Althea (Holl) Hilty, 87, died Monday (Feb. 12, 2007) at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis.

She was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Cheyenne County, Kan. She married Carl Hilty. She worked as a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Hilty in 1991.

Survivors include her son, Jim Hilty of Navarre, Kan.; daughter, Carol Gamblin of St. Francis; sister, Freida Raile of St. Francis; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be Friday, 10:30 a.m., at Wesleyan Community Church in Bird City. Burial will follow in the Bird City Cemetery.

Visitation will be today until 7 p.m., at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis.

Memorials may be given to the Tri-State Kidney foundation and the Cheyenne County EMTs.

Knodel Funeral Home of St. Francis is in charge of arrangements.