Velma Christine (Hedberg) Borman died quietly Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at a skilled care center.
She was born Sept. 1, 1919, to Axel and Zelpha (Clark) Hedberg, on the family farm near Greene. Velma had three younger siblings: LeRoy, Clarice, and Basil. She was baptized at Greene Messiah Lutheran Church, confirmed at Tolley Lutheran Church, and was a member of Carpio Lutheran Church at her death.
Velma married Maurice R. Borman on Dec. 10, 1937, on the Borman homestead farm near Greene. They farmed and raised their three children: Shirley, Virgil, and Deloris, on the homestead farm and their second farm near Carpio. They were eventually blessed with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Maurice; daughter, Shirley; son, Virgil; brother, Basil; and granddaughter, Heather.
(Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson)